Michelle Childs

Head of European Affairs
24, Highbury Crescent, London, N5 1RX,UK
Tel:+44(0)207 226 6663 ex 252.
Fax: +44(0)207 354 0607
michelle (dot) childs (at) cptech.org

Some of the things that I have been involved in that are most relevant to digital, health and access issues:

Before working for Cptech I did some freelance consultancy including:

Before that I was Head of Policy Research and Analysis at the Consumers' Association (now known as Which?) My main responsibility was to manage policy research and research staff (11) across 4 campaigning areas (health, food, personal finance, consumer markets) and advising on new policy areas. I was also a member of the campaign board for four multidisciplinary campaigns teams. My responsibilities included advising on campaign strategy and tactics, matrix management of teams, and acting as spokesperson for key campaign messages in a variety of fora. With other Heads of Departments, I advised on campaign tactics across all campaign areas. While there I sat on a number of Committees most relevant for my present role:

Before the Consumers' Association I was a consultant to Hong Kong telecoms regulator advising on the introduction of competition rules into the broadcasting legislation.

Before that I was a policy advisor to OFTEL (the UK's then Telecoms Regulator) At OFTEL I held a series of positions:

Before OFTEL I was a lawyer, (Solicitor), in the Commercial Litigation Department of a City of London law firm handling a range of disputes including: computer disputes, intellectual property, contractual disputes, professional negligence; property and insolvency. I have a law degree LLB (Hons) from the University of the West of England

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