Professor Tom Crick MBE
Tom is Professor of Digital Education & Policy at Swansea University and his academic interests sit at the research/policy interface: STEM education, science and innovation policy, digital transformation, data science, intelligent systems, and infrastructure for the digital/data economy. He is also a Commissioner of the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales, as well as a non-executive director of Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water.
Tom has been heavily involved in curriculum reform in Wales: in 2013, he chaired the Welsh Government’s review of the ICT curriculum, and is currently chairing the development of the Science & Technology area of learning and experience in the new Curriculum for Wales. He was appointed MBE in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to computer science and the promotion of computer science education; he is a Fellow of the IET, a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Scientist.