assist companies and the public sector in their responsible employment of data, and advice the government, Folketinget, and public authorities on data ethical issues. Read more about the Data Ethics Council in the Minstry of Finance press release (in Danish).
Making wise decisions
Concerning his role in the Council, Mikkel Flyverbom explains: ‘How data is used and abused is one of the key challenges we face in a digital and datafied society. As member of the Data Ethics Council, I will focus on the importance of developing responsible approaches in this area, and do what I can to remind our government, ministers and public institutions of the urgency and scope of these questions. Our ways of working with data will have far-reaching consequences for our society and we need to make wise decisions.’
Mikkel Flyverbom, who is Academic Director of the Digital Transformations Platform, was also appointed a member of Djøf’s ‘TechDK’ commission in January (read more).
For further information, please contact Mikkel Flyverbom, firstname.lastname@example.org.