Dr Carlisle George, Associate Professor (Regulation of Information & Communication Technologies)



Dr. Carlisle E. George, BSc, Dip.(FCP), PGCertHE, PGDip.(Law), BVC, LLM, PhD, Barrister, FHEA

Associate Professor (Regulation of Information & Communication Technologies)
Programme Leader (MSc Electronic Security and Digital Forensics)
School of Science and Technology
Middlesex University, The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BT, United Kingdom

Phone: +44(0) 20 8411 2726 || Fax: +44(0) 20 8411 6943
Email: c.george[at]mdx.ac.uk


Dr. Carlisle George is a lawyer (Barrister) and computer scientist. Among other qualifications, he holds a Masters degree (LLM) in Information Technology & Communications Law from the London School of Economics, and a Doctorate (PhD) in Computer Science from the University of London (Goldsmiths). He is qualified as a Barrister and was called to the Bar of England and Wales at Lincoln's Inn (London) and the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (St Lucia). He is an Associate Professor, Programme Leader (MSc Information Security and Digital Forensics), Chair of the Computer Science Research Ethics Committee, Convenor of the ALERT (Aspects of Law and Ethics Related to Technology) research group, and Director of Studies (Supervisor) for several PhD students. He has also taught in the Law Department at the London School of Economics. Dr. George is the author of many academic publications focusing on his research interests that include: legal aspects of eHealth, privacy and data protection, information technology law, Internet law, intellectual property law, and legal aspects of digital forensics. He has co-edited two books focusing on legal, ethical, social and governance aspects of eHealth and medical informatics respectively. He has been involved in several EU funded research projects as a senior legal expert and/or researcher including:  STU(2016)556957 (A2016 EU-wide study on the legal and political context for setting up a European identity document);  VALCRI (Visual Analysis for Sense-Making in Criminal Intelligence Analysis); SAMi2 (Semantics Analysis Monitor for the illegal use of the Internet); EAHC/2013/Health/06 (An overview of the national laws on electronic health records in the EU Member States and their interaction with the provisions of cross-border e-health services). Dr. George has been actively involved in numerous external academic activities including as an invited conference speaker, conference programme committee member, workshop co-organiser and member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital ForensicsHe is a co-founder and member of the Advisory Board of the European Centre for the Study of Ethics, Law and Governance in Health Information Technology. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and has served as an external examiner for several universities. He is a member of several professional bodies including the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn and the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 9.2.

Expertise:  Information Technology Law; Privacy and Data Protection; Legal Aspects of Digital Forensics; Legal aspects of eHealth/mHealth/Health Informatics; Legal Aspects of Data Science; Internet Law; eCommerce Law; Corporate Compliance and Financial Crime Prevention.