Tom Symons

Tom Symons

Tom Symons

Tom Symons is a Principal Researcher in the Policy and Research team at Nesta. His research focuses on government innovation and he is currently leading Nesta’s work on DECODE, a Horizon 2020 project to develop technology which enables privacy-aware, consent based sharing of personal data to support public services, democracy and smart cities. Tom has also undertaken research into the ways data can help governments to improve decision making and support innovation.  Nesta is a global innovation foundation, backing new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time.