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John Carr

United Nations (International Telecommunication Union)
Senior Expert Adviser
London, UK
John Carr writes and consults about internet safety and security. He is one of the world’s leading authorities on children's and young people’s use of the internet and associated new technologies. Based in London John works extensively across the UK and in many parts of the world. He is a member of the Independent Quality and Safeguarding Board of Compass Children's Service. More recently John has also been working on issues of digital inclusion, particularly around older people's use of technology.

John is a Senior Expert Adviser to the United Nations (International Telecommunication Union) and has been an Expert Adviser to the European Union and the European Network and Information Security Agency. He is Secretary of the UK's Children's Charities' Coalition on Internet Safety (CHIS), Technical Adviser (Online), to Bangkok-based global NGO ECPAT International, and Expert Adviser to the European NGO Alliance for Child Safety Online (eNACSO) based in Rome.

In June, 2012, John was appointed as a Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

In January 2014, John was appointed to the Strategic Reference Group established by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in relation to their national inspection into how the police service manages internet-enabled child sexual exploitation. He is also a member of the Academic Network established by Simon Bailey, Chief Constable of Norfolk, ACPO lead on child abuse investigations. John is a member of the Europol Platform for Experts.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, January 27

2:40pm EST