Paul Knowles

Human Colossus Foundation, Head of the Advisory Council

Paul has a degree in Information Business Systems Technology from the University of Essex in Colchester, UK. His reputation as a data semantics expert and innovator has been established through a 25-year career in pharmaceutical biometrics where he has worked with companies including Roche, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Amgen and Pfizer.

In terms of decentralised data initiatives, Paul is the innovation lead behind the Master Mouse Model (MMM), a conceptual model for a Dynamic Data Economy (DDE) – a safe and secure data sharing economy. He is also the inventor of the Overlays Capture Architecture (OCA) and the main spearhead behind the Blinding Identity Taxonomy (BIT), both of which facilitate a unified data language so that harmonised data can be utilised by dynamic data sharing hubs for improved data science, statistics, analytics and other meaningful services.

Paul is the Head of the Advisory Council at Human Colossus Foundation, a convener of the ToIP Inputs & Semantics WG, Head of Communications at Sovrin Foundation, a co-lead of the Covid Credentials Initiative’s “Use Case Implementation” workstream, a co-founder of MyData Health and an active contributing member at MyData Global and Kantara Initiative.

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MyData Governance Interoperability Lands... Session Room 16
22:45-00:15 UTC+0 | Friday 11 Dec