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Derek Alton (he/him)

Team Lead - International Projects, Communications and Engagement, Innovation Science and Economic Development (ISED)

Derek has spent the last 15 years studying and exploring how to build better governments that can build better societies. He worked at the centre of the Government of Canada’s work on digital transformation for 5 years before jumping across the pond to the UK, to join Apolitical as their Head of Community. In this role Derek help's weave together global communities of public servants, connecting them with leading thinkers and ideas to help them build 21st century governments that work for people and the planet.


FWD50 Extras: Designing a digital future

October 21, 2021  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Between a pandemic that has changed our world forever, and with the emergence of Web 3.0, our relationship to technology is going through a seismic shift as it becomes ubiquitous to our lives. How is this changing the way we are envisioning our relationship with their governments? Join us as we sit down with the people who are designing this new future to understand where they think we are going and how we are getting there. See more.
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