Tim Clement-Jones


Liberal Democrat House of Lords spokesperson for Science Innovation and Technology

Lord Clement-Jones was made CBE for political services in 1988 and life peer in 1998. Until July 2004 he was the Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson and thereafter until 2010 Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Culture, Media and Sport, in the House of Lords. He is the current Liberal Democrat House of Lords spokesperson for Science Innovation and Technology. He is the former Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence which sat from 2017-18 and Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI. He is a founding member of the OECD Parliamentary Group on AI and former consultant of the Council of Europe’s Ad-hoc Committee on AI (CAHAI). He has most recently been appointed a member of the Industry and Regulation Committee and a member of the Special Inquiry Committee on AI Weapons Systems. He is a former member of the House of Lords Select Committees on Communications (2011-15) the Built Environment (2015-16) and Risk Assessment and Planning (2020-21). He is a former member of the Joint Committee on the Draft Online Safety Bill (2021-22). He is Deputy-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on China and Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on Music; The Future of Work; Digital Regulation and Responsibility; Ticket Abuse; Performers Alliance; Writers; Ovarian Cancer; PICTFOR; and Indonesia. He is a Consultant on AI Policy and Regulation of global law firm DLA Piper where previous positions held included London Managing Partner (2011-16), Head of UK Government Affairs, Chair of its China and Middle East Desks, International Business Relations Partner and Co-Chair of Global Government Relations. He is Chair of Trust Alliance Group (formerly Ombudsman Services), the not for profit, independent ombudsman providing dispute resolution for communications, energy, property and copyright industries. He is Chair of Council of Queen Mary University of London. He is an Ambassador for ACID (Anti-Copying in Design). He is President of Ambitious about Autism, an autism education charity and school for children with autism and other communication disorders. Full details at: https://www.lordclementjones.org/


Contributions by Tim Clement-Jones

  • Opening General Session
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2023