Dr Sara Helen Wilford is a Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, and has worked on numerous research projects including as Principal Investigator on the FP7 project GREAT ‘Governance frameworks for Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Governance frameworks for Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)]’. Dr Wilford has held several academic positions most notably, at Harvard University, and the University of Warwick, where she led on a number of projects including a Pilot evaluation of Patient and Public Involvement in Liverpool PCT's end of life care services. She has also been involved in research into the ethics of personal health monitoring (PHM Ethics); evaluation of the UK local government Beacon Council Scheme and knowledge sharing in the Citizens Advice Bureau. Her areas of interest are computer ethics, privacy, surveillance, public policy and e-government. Her background is multi-disciplinary with an extensive experience of qualitative methods. She has a degree in Public Administration and Management, and a PhD in Computing Ethics and Public Policy. She is currently book reviews editor for Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (JICES) and works as an expert/ethics advisor for the European Commission.