To live in a world which enables everyone to access the life changing benefits that digital brings.
To end digital poverty once and for all by 2030
What we do…
We convene, compel and inspire collaboration for the UK & global community to lead sustainable action against digital poverty
data-based decision making
Owning little but inspiring much
Our structure and governance.
Core Partners + invited members
Responsible for Governance & Leadership
Baroness Mcgregor-Smith CBE
DPA Board Co-Chair
Ruby McGregor-Smith, Baroness McGregor-Smith, CBE (née Ahmad; born 22 February 1963) is a British ….
CEO, Currys Plc
Alex has been CEO since 2018, and is leading an ambitious transformation to build a Currys that helps …
Trustee, The Learning Foundation
David Burrows has worked in IT for over 35 years, initially for Olivetti and Digital Equipment Corporation before …
Chief Executive and Secretary, CES, IET
Nigel Fine was appointed Chief Executive + Secretary of the Institution of Engineering + Technology (IET) …
CEO The Learning Foundation
Paul Finnis is the CEO of the Learning Foundation. Paul has worked within the charity/NGO sector for 35 years.
Danielle George MBE
Past President, IET
Danielle George MBE CEng FIET was born on 27th January 1976 and grew up in Newcastle upon Tyne and …
Group Strategy and Corporate Affairs Director, Currys Plc
Assad joined Currys Plc as Group Strategy and Corporate …
Chair, The Learning Foundation
Neil started as a teacher + local authority adviser developing the use of technology in the classroom.
Michelle Richmond MBE CEng
Director of Membership and Professional Development, IET
Michelle Richmond was appointed IET Director of Membership + ….
Co-Chair, DPA Community Board
As a firm believer in equality of opportunity + using corporate scale, tech + data for good, Leigh has led …
Group Director of Sustainability and ESG, Currys Plc
Moira joined Currys Plc as Group Director of Sustainability and ESG …
Ingrid Abreu Scherer
National Academy for Social Prescribing
British Retail Consortium
Tech UK – Broadband Stakeholder Group
Local Enterprise Partnerships
Good Things Foundation
UK Committee for UNICEF
Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
CAST / Catalyst
Andrew van Doorn
Housing Association Charitable Trust
The DPA Peoples Parliament
We are driven by the thoughts, needs and aspirations of those people and organisations we are aiming to support. We are actively engaging with people and other organisations able to enhance our understanding through existing networks of people to ensure we respond to what they need and not what others think they need.