Professor Pete Fussey
Research Director Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex, UK
Professor Pete Fussey researches surveillance, digital sociology, algorithmic justice, human rights, intelligence oversight, technology and policing, and urban studies. He has published widely across these areas.
He is a director of the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy (CRISP) and research director for the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology project. An author of five books Professor Fussey’s award winning research has been covered by BBC Newsnight, PBS Newshour (US), The New York Times, The Guardian, The Times, The Financial Times, La Repubblica, Le Monde, BBC Radio 4 and other news outlets across the world. Professor Fussey has also advised governments in the UK, Europe and Asia on the regulation of surveillance. He leads the human rights and ethics strand of the UK Surveillance Camera national strategy and was lead author of the independent academic report on the London Metropolitan Police trials of face recognition technology.