Dr. Carlisle George is a lawyer (Barrister) and computer scientist. Among other qualifications, he holds a Doctorate (PhD) in Computer Science from the University of London (Goldsmiths), a Masters degree (LLM) in Information Technology & Communications Law from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from Middlesex University. 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 currently an Associate Professor at Middlesex University (London) and has previously worked at several higher education institutions including: Singapore Institute of Management, Northumbria University and The London School of Economics and Political Science (Law Department).

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. Since 2011 he has led the organisation of international workshops on legal, ethical, social and governance aspects of Health IT at Middlesex University..

Dr. George has also been actively involved in numerous external academic activities including as an invited conference speaker, conference programme committee member, workshop facilitator and member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics. He 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 and AI (Machine Learning); Internet Law; eCommerce Law; Corporate Compliance and Financial Crime Prevention


  • PhD (Computer Science): University of London, Goldsmiths
  • LLM (IT & Communications Law): London School of Economics 
  • MBA Middlesex University
  • BVC: BPP Law School
  • PGDip(Law): Nottingham Law School
  • PGCert(HE): Middlesex University
  • BSc (Computer Science & Mathematics): University of the West Indies
  • Dip(Financial Crime Prevention): International Compliance Association
  • Barrister: Lincoln's Inn, London
  • Barrister & Attorney-at-Law: Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
  • FHEA: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Current Teaching (Postgraduate modules)
  • Cybercrime
  • Regulation of E-commerce and Information Technology
  • Legal and Professional Aspects of Digital Forensics
  • Legal, Ethical and Security Aspects of Data Science

Previous Teaching
  • Introduction to Computer Forensics: Professional, Technical and Regulatory  
  • Information Technology Law (Law Group, Business School)
  • Law for Computing (Digital Forensics)
  • Cyber Organizations and Regulation of Cyberspace
  • Social, Legal and Professional Issues of Computing
  • Computing Project Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Introduction to Programming (Java)


Research Interests
  • Legal and Regulatory Aspects of eHealth/mHealth
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Internet/cyber law and Regulation (social networks, cybercrime etc)
  • Intellectual Property Rights - focus on digital technologies.
  • Legal Aspects of Digital Forensics
  • Legal Aspects Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning)

PhD Students
  • Ademola, A: Investigating the Interoperability of Electronic Health Records and Associated Privacy and Security Issues.
  • Jusob, F:  A Novel Privacy Framework for the Effective Adoption of mHealth for Monitoring Chronic Diseases.
  • Mpungu, C: Investigating the implementation of Digital Forensics Readiness in Wireless Medical Networks Using Specialised Logging.
  • Nnawuchu, U: Investigating a Rights-Based Approach to Explanation in AI.
  • Vithanwattana, N: Securing mHealth: Investigating the Development of a Novel Information Security Framework.
  • Juddoo, S: Investigating the Attainment of Optimum Data Quality in Big Data Health Datasets.

Research Projects (Selected)
  • An Advanced Digital Medical Platform (ADIMEP)
  • EU Project: Directorate for Internal Policies - study on horizontal issues on the area of freedom, security and justice, fundamental rights and citizenship.
  • EU Project: Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs - Assessing the completeness and conformity of measures of Member States to transpose Directive EU 681/2016 ( ‘PNR Directive’).
  • EU Project: Directorate-General Internal Policies Directorate C - Citizens Rights and Constitutional Affairs  - A study on the legal and political context for setting up a European Identity document.
  • EU project: European Commission's 7th Framework Programme - VALCRI (Visual Analytics for Sense-making in CRiminal Intelligence analysis)
  • EU Project: Directorate General for Internal Affairs in the framework of the Programme for the Prevention of /and Combating Crime - SAMi2(Semantics Analysis Monitor for Illegal Use of the Internet).
  • EU Project: The European Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC) study focusing on “An overview of the national laws on electronic health records in the EU Member States and their interaction with the provision of cross-border eHealth services”.


University activities
  • Associate Professor: Regulation of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Research Convenor (ALERT Research Group)
  • Chair - Ethics Committee (Computer Science).
  • Deputy Chair - University Ethics Committee
  • Member - University Equality & Diversity Committee   
  • Research Supervisor (PhD & MSc Students).
  • Programme Leader:
    • MSc Business Information Systems Management
    • MSc Electronic Security and Digital Forensics (10/09 - 09/19)
    • MSc E-Commerce (12/02 - 09/09)
  • Module Leader:
    • CST4260: Cybercrime (from 09/2021)
    • CST4270: Legal and Professional Aspects of Digital Forensics
    • CST4080: Legal, Ethical and Security Aspects of Data Science
    • CST4320: Regulation of E-commerce and Information Technology
    • BIS4600: Legal and Professional Aspects of Digital Forensics (from 10/2009-06/2021)
    • BIS4096: Cyber Organisations & Regulation of Cyberspace (02/2002-06/2007)
    • BIS3010: Decision Support Systems (01/2001 - 05/2002)
    • Law 3054: Information Technology Law (01/2000 - 05/2003)

Membership of professional bodies/groups
Visiting Academic Editorial Boards
  • International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics (IJESDF)

Invited talks/Interviews/Panels/Conference & Workshop Programme Committees



  • Mpungu, C., George, C., & Mapp, G. (2023). Developing a Novel Digital Forensics Readiness Framework for Wireless Medical Networks Using Specialised Logging. In: Jahankhani, H. (eds) Cybersecurity in the Age of Smart Societies. Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications. Springer, Cham.
  • Vithanwattana, N., Karthick, G., Mapp, G., George, C., & Samuels, A. (2022). Securing Future Healthcare Environments in a post-COVID-19 world: Moving from Frameworks to Prototypes. Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments, Special issue on Intelligent Environments with Entangled Quality Properties.  9th July 2022.
    (Accessible online here:

  • Vithanwattana, N., Karthick, G.,  Mapp, G.,  & George, C., (2021). Exploring a New Security Framework for Future Healthcare Systems. IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2021, December 7 - 11,  Madrid, Spain.
  • Jusob, F., George, C., & Mapp, G. (2021). A New Privacy Framework for the Management of Chronic Diseases via mHealth in a Post Covid-19 World. Journal of Public Health: From Theory to Practice, Springer.
    (Accessible online here:
  • Juddoo, S. & George, C (2020). A Qualitative Assessment of Machine Learning Support for Detecting Data Completeness and Accuracy issues to improve Data Analytics in Big Data for the Healthcare Industry.  Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering (ELECOM). University of Mauritius, 25-27 November 2020, ISBN 978-1-7281-5706-1.

  • George, C. (2019). Artificial Intelligence for Health and Care in the EU. In C. George, D. Whitehouse and P. Duquenoy (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2019 Health IT Workshop on Emerging Technologies in Healthcare: Legal, Ethical & Social Aspects, 7th & 8th November 2019. Middlesex University, London, UK. ISBN I978-1-64713-330-6. (Short paper).
  • George, C. (2013). The Internet and pharmaceutical drugs in the era of interoperable eHealth systems across the European Union, in Carlisle George, Diane Whitehouse and Penny Duquenoy (eds). eHealth: Legal, Ethical and Governance Challenges, Springer-Verlag.
  • George, C.,  Whitehouse, D.,  & Duquenoy, P. (2013). Assessing legal, ethical and Governance challenges in eHealth, in Carlisle George, Diane Whitehouse and Penny Duquenoy (eds). eHealth: Legal, Ethical and Governance Challenges, Springer-Verlag.
  • Abeysinghe, G., Georgiadou, E & George, C. (2009). Ensuring Quality in academic programmes: The Programme Leader. Proceedings of the International Conference on Quality Enhancement: Experience, Challenges and Perspectives for Armenian Higher Education, Yerevan (Armenia), 5-6 October, 2009.
  • George, C. (2008). Managing social irresponsibility in cyberspace: the walled garden approach. The 11th international symposium - Management and social responsibility, (SymOrg2008), September 10-13, 2008, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • George, C. (2007). Regulatory challenges in the era of the convergence of telecommunications, broadcasting and information technology, 15th Telecommunications Forum, TELFOR 2007, 20th- 22nd November 2007, Sava Centre, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • George C. (2007). Legal Challenges of Cybercime. Workshop on Cybercrime, 15th Telecommunications Forum, TELFOR 2007, 20th- 22nd November 2007, Sava Centre, Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Futre, D., George, C.  & Coathup, R. (2007). Players Image Management in the UK Football Industry, 15th Congress of the European Sports Management Association (EASM 2007), 12-15 September 2007, Torino, Italy.
  • Duquenoy, P., George C.  & Solomonides, A. (2007). What ELSE? Regulation and compliance in medical imaging and medical informatics. Medical Imaging and Informatics (MIMI 2007) conference, August 1416, 2007, Empark Grand Hotel, Beijing, China.
  • Bercic, B. & George, C. (2007). Data protection and database theory: applying database design principles to personal data identification. BILETA 2007 Annual Conference, April 16th & 17th 2007, Hertfordshire University.  
  • George, C. & Scerri, J. (2007). User-generated Content Online: Legitimate power or the Wild West? BILETA 2007 Annual Conference, April 16th & 17th 2007, Hertfordshire University.
  • George, C. (2006). Internet Pharmacies: global threat requires a global approach to regulation, Hertfordshire Law Journal, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 12-25, June 2006.
  • Colleste, G., Duquenoy, P., George, C., Hedstrm, K., Kimppa, K. & Mordini, E. (2006), ICT in medicine and health care: Assessing social, ethical and legal issues, in IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, Volume 223, Social Informatics: An Information Society for All? In Remembrance of Rob Kling, eds, Berleur, J., Numinen, M. I., Impagliazzo, J., (Bostan: Springer) , pp 297-308.
  • Georgiadou, E. & George, C. (2006). Information Systems Failures: Can we make professionals more responsible? In R. Dawson, E. Georgiadou, P. Linecar, M. Ross and S. Staples ( Eds), Software Quality Management XIV, Perspectives in Software Quality, Proceedings of the 14th International Software Quality Management (SQM) conference, 10-12th April 2006, Southampton Solent University, Southampton UK, (British Computer Society), pp 257-266.
  • Ndeti, M & George, C.E. (2005). Pursuing Electronic Health : A UK Primary Health Care Perspective. In M. Funabashi and A Grzech (Eds), Challenges of Expanding Internet: E-Commerce, E-Business, and E-Government: Proceedings of the 5th IFIP Conference on e-Commerce, e-Business, and e-Government (I3e'2005), October 28-30, 2005, Poznan, Poland, USA: Springer.
  • George, C.E,  & Duquenoy, P. (2005). Online Medical Consultations: Are we Heading in the Right Direction? Proceedings of the Eight ETHICOMP International Conference on the Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies, 12th to 15th September 2005, Linkping, Sweden.
  • George, C.E. (2005). Data Protection Peeking Over the Study Cubicle Online! JISC Conference on Legal Issues of Online Learning Environments, 31st May-2 June 2005, Scarman House, University of Warwick, UK.
  • Chandak, N & George, C.E. (2005). Can iTunes be weTunes? - Is FairPlay Playing Fair? BILETA 2005 Annual Conference, April 6th & 7th 2005, Queens University Belfast.
  • George, C.E. (2000). Evaluating a Pedagogic Innovation: Execution Models & Program Construction Ability. Proceedings of the 1st Annual Conference of the LTSN Centre for Information and Computer Sciences, LTSN-ICS Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh, UK.


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