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Martin Ferguson

Director of Policy & Research - Socitm

Martin Ferguson is Policy & Research Director for Socitm, UK’s professional network for leaders engaged in innovation, technology, and modernisation of public services. He leads and represents Socitm on the following policy and research themes:

  • Ethical and secure use of emerging technologies and data
  • Healthy and well communities
  • Leadership, diversity and skills
  • Modernising ICT service delivery
  • Service design and transformation.

A graduate of the Universities of Wales, Waterloo (Canada) and Birmingham, his local government career spans planning, environment, housing, leisure and recreation, IT and policy support services. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a member of Major Cities of Europe’s Organizing Committee, programme manager for the UK Local CIO Council and a past President of Socitm.