Dr Andy Williamson founder of FutureDigital.

Dr Andy Williamson is an internationally recognised expert in digital democracy, social media, society and policy, his work is about strengthening democracy, transforming engagement and building trust

He founded research and consultancy practice Future Digital, and recent projects include Social Media Guidelines for Parliaments, developed for the IPU. He was previously Director of Digital Democracy at the Hansard Society and before that an advisor to the New Zealand Government’s Digital Strategy.