Janis Wong

Dr Janis Wong

Policy Advisor - Data and Technology Law, The Law Society
United Kingdom
Dr Janis Wong is a Data and Technology Law Policy Advisor at the Law Society of England and Wales. She leads on the regulatory, digital, and policy developments across data protection, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and technology to support the legal profession and access to justice. Janis' background is across Law and Computer Science, where she has research, legal, and policy expertise analysing the socio-technical and regulatory landscape related to the digital environment across both private and public sectors. She holds an interdisciplinary PhD in Computer Science on data protection and data governance, which was awarded best data protection thesis by the Council of Europe. Prior to joining the Law Society, Janis was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at The Alan Turing Institute, the UK's national institute for artificial intelligence and data science, and a Research Fellow at the Open Data Institute.