Senior Director of Global Public Policy Strategy, Development and Partnerships at Twitter
Nick Pickles is the Senior Director of Global Public Policy Strategy, Development and Partnerships at Twitter, leading the company’s thinking and strategic work on critical issues at the intersection of tech, public policy, and politics. Previously, he was Head of Public Policy for Twitter in the UK and before that the director of the civil liberties and privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch.
A law graduate from the University of Durham, he served as President of Durham Students’ Union and stood as a candidate in the 2010 UK General Election. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an internationally published music photographer, and is also a board member of the non-profits BBC Media Action and the Technology Coalition.