our expert panel

Meet our expert panel, a broad range of industry professional with in-depth knowledge on a range of e-safety issues affecting children and young people.

They’re on hand to offer advice to parents on online safety issues that they’re most concerned about.

Dr Linda Papadopoulos

Psychologist & Internet Matters Ambassador

Expertise: Cyberbullying, body-image, self-esteem, mental health

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Lauren SeagerSmith

CEO, Kidscape

Expertise: Bullying, cyberbullying, general online safety

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John Carr

E-safety Expert 

Expertise: Online safety regulation & policy, general online safety 

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Will Gardner

CEO, Childnet International & Director, UK Safer Internet Centre

Expertise: Online safety regulation & policy, general online safety 

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Catherine Knibbs

Child Trauma therapist

Expertise: Online abuse & cybertrauma, mental health

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Sajda Mughal

CEO of JAN Trust and Consultant

Expertise: Radicalisation, social inclusion

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Keir McDonald MBE

Founder and Director, EduCare

Expertise: Online safety in schools, safeguarding, general e-safety

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Prof. Andy Phippen

Professor, Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth

Expertise: Social responsibility, IT, general online safety

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Prof. Emma Bond

Director of Research & Professor of Socio-Technical Research, University of Suffolk

Expertise: Children use of media & tech, online social interactions, sexting, grooming

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Carolyn Bunting

General Manager, Internet Matters

Expertise: General internet safety

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Adam Deen

Executive Director (UK), Quilliam International

Expertise: Radicalisation, extremism

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Laura Higgins

Online Safety Operations Manager, South West Grid for Learning

Expertise: Revenge porn support, social media,  general online safety

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Tink Palmer

CEO of The Marie Collins Foundation

Expertise: Online grooming & sexual abuse

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Julia von Weiler

Executive Director, Innocence in Danger

Expertise: Online grooming & sexual abuse, general online safety

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Liam Hackett

Founder and CEO, Ditch the Label

Expertise: Bullying, cyberbullying

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Lorin LaFave

Internet Safety Awareness Campaigner, The Breck Foundation

Expertise: Online grooming, online gaming

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Andy Robertson

Freelance games expert

Expertise: Gaming, family technology 

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Jacky Llyod

Head of Safeguarding and Co-founder, Silent Secret

Expertise: Social media, mental health, safeguarding

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Katie Collett

Senior Anti-Bullying Project Manager, The Diana Award

Expertise: Bullying, cyberbullying

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Martha Evans

National Coordinator

Expertise: Bullying, cyberbullying, SEND, disability

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Dr Tamasine Preece

Head of Personal and Social Education

Expertise: Social media, self-harm and suicide & sexual and mental health

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CC Olivia Pinkney

National Police Chief Lead for the policing of Children and Young People

Expertise: Policing, Cyberbullying, Sexting

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Rebecca Avery

Education Safeguarding Adviser (Online Protection), Kent County Council

Expertise: General online safety

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Dr. Elizabeth Milovidov, Esq.

Law professor and Digital Parenting Expert

Expertise: General online safety

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Jade Gayle

Education, Employability and Safeguarding Programme Manager, Kidscape

Expertise: Extremism & radicalisation, safeguarding

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Parven Kaur

Digital Parenting – Helping parents & children thrive in a digital future

Expertise: General online safety

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