Susheel is a technologist (a.k.a possibilist) with 17+ years of experience in leadership and delivering strategic and technology solutions for complex transnational clinical and life-science research.
He is currently Head of AI and Data Science at the Information Commissioner’s Office. He leads a team of policy & technology advisors and legal teams to undertake regulatory policy research in emerging AI and Data Science areas. In addition, his team coordinates with cross-regulatory bodies to develop & implement regulatory policies and advise & formulate new government legislation. His team also provides deep policy-technical expertise for internal departments to help with regulatory supervision and assurance.
In his previous role as Chief Technology Officer (interim) & Director of Engineering at HDR UK, he provides leadership and coordinates the confluent needs of scientific, data and technology to deliver and operate a cohesive national platform for health data research in the UK. He is a thought leader in the rapidly developing area of Trusted Research Environments (TREs). He has been able to pragmatically convene, build, manage and empower a federated coalition of TRE providers nationally and internationally.
He has a broad operating range with high-level thought leadership and in-depth expertise in managing, developing, integrating, testing and maintaining innovative technical solutions using distributed data, network and software technologies across scientific and clinical domains.