Career journeys

Welcome to our Spotlight series, detailing the career journeys of SPRITE+ Members, Expert Fellows, and Project Partners. Learn more about their backgrounds, research and involvement with SPRITE+.


30th September 2020

SPRITE+ Co-Director Spotlight – Deeph Chana

Today the spotlight is on Deeph Chana – Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Financial Technology at the Imperial College Business School, Co-Director of the Institute for Security Science Technology (ISST) at the Imperial College London, Co-Founder of the Research Institute in Trustworthy Industrial Control Systems (RITICS), the Founder and Director of a technology development consultancy specialising in critical infrastructure and smart city applications, and a SPRITE+ Co-Director.

Expert Fellows & Members

18th August 2021

SPRITE+ Member Spotlight – Neetesh Saxena

The spotlight today is on Neetesh Saxena – Assistant Professor (Lecturer) with the School of Computer Science and Informatics at Cardiff University, and a SPRITE+ Member.
21st July 2021

SPRITE+ Member Spotlight – Mohamed Khamis

The spotlight today is on Mohamed Khamis – Lecturer in Computing Science at the University of Glasgow, a member of the Glasgow Interactive Systems (GIST) Section, and a SPRITE+ member.
23rd June 2021

SPRITE+ Member Spotlight – Irini Katsirea

The spotlight today is on Irini Katsirea – Reader in International Media Law at the University of Sheffield, and a SPRITE+ member.
19th May 2021

SPRITE+ Member Spotlight – Tim Ferris

The spotlight today is on Tim Ferris – Senior Lecturer in Systems Engineering for Defence Capability at Cranfield University, Deputy Head of Centre for Systems and Technology Management, and a SPRITE+ member.
21st April 2021

SPRITE+ Member Spotlight – Soteris Demetriou

The spotlight today is on Soteris Demetriou – Lecturer of Systems Security at the Department of Computing at Imperial College London, Director of the Applications, Platforms, and Systems Security Research Lab, and a SPRITE+ member.

Project Partners

29th July 2020

Project Partner Spotlight – Dr. John Blythe and CybSafe

Today the spotlight is on SPRITE+ Project Partner CybSafe. I have recently interviewed Cybsafe’s Head of Behavioural Science Dr. John Blythe, and asked him to talk a bit about his role and Cybsafe's connection to SPRITE+.
20th May 2020

Project Partner Spotlight – Julie Dawson and Yoti

The spotlight today is on one of the SPRITE+ project partners - Yoti. I have recently interviewed Yoti's Director of Regulatory & Policy Julie Dawson, and asked her to talk a bit about her role and Yoti's connection to SPRITE+.

Call for Events is now open! We're supporting Members and Expert Fellows to lead activities that explore aspects of TIPS in the Digital Economy. We will help to organise the activity with up to £5,000 to cover the associated costs.