Full Name
David Knott
Job Title
Chief Technology Officer
UK Government
Brief Biography
David Knott is Chief Technology Officer for UK Government, working within the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO). He is a technology leader, strategist, and architect with over 30 years experience across a range of industries, including banking, insurance, transportation, utilities, media, and government.

Prior to becoming Government CTO, David's most recent roles have been as an Expert Partner at Boston Consulting Group, focusing on Cloud, DevOps, and Digital Transformation, as a Digital Transformation Officer at Google, and as Chief Architect at HSBC.

David holds a PhD in Philosophy, specialising in Ethics. In recent years, he has applied this expertise in the fields of AI and data ethics, helping HSBC define its first set of ethical principles for the use of AI and data, and working as part of the Responsible AI teams at HSBC, Google, and BCG.
David Knott