Our Expert Advisory Panel (EAP) is made up of a select number of respected online safety experts who specialise in protecting children and families online.
The EAP advises on a range of issues and helps us to ensure that we provide the best and most relevant information and resources. The EAP includes representatives from CEOP, the NSPCC, and Childnet. All of our EAP are members of UKCCIS, the UK Council for Child Internet Safety.
Director of Research and Head of the Graduate School, University of Suffolk
She is a Professor of Socio-Technical Research and has 17 years of university teaching and research experience. She was the leading expert in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) publication on specifications and guidelines for service providers on the provision of information services to young children.
Senior Policy and Research Officer, Barnardo’s
Jay Harman is the policy lead for child online safety at Barnardo’s. He is responsible for Barnardo’s contributions to the development of public online safety policy in the UK, and for ensuring in particular that the needs and experiences of vulnerable groups of children are taken into account.
Online Safety Expert
John Carr is one of the world’s leading authorities on children and young people’s use of the internet and associated new technologies. He is currently a Senior Expert Adviser to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and has previously been an Expert Adviser to the European Union.
Director, Anti-Bullying Alliance
Martha leads the work of the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA), supporting its members in all aspects of bullying prevention and response. She also coordinates Anti-Bullying Week each November. She’s worked at NCB for over seven years and was previously part of the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) team.
Deputy Chief Executive, Family Lives
Pamela Park is Deputy Chief Executive of Family Lives. She is responsible for the work of the organisation’s Fundraising, Training and Engagement Teams, and the CANparent quality mark. Pamela joined Family Lives in 2012, having served as Chief Executive of Parenting UK since September 2008.
Public Affairs Manager, NSPCC
Tony Stower is responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of the charity’s political work, including all engagement with parliamentarians and policymakers. He also leads the NSPCC public affairs work on online safety, including successful campaigns on blocking access to websites which display pornography to children and on a wider government strategy for children’s safety online.
CEO of Childnet International and Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre
Will Gardner has led the development of Childnet’s range of award-winning internet safety materials aimed at children, parents and carers, and teachers and schools and is responsible for organising Safer Internet Day in the UK.