The Global Initiative Network

GIN Member

David Wall

Professor, University of Leeds

David S. Wall, PhD is Professor of Criminology in the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, University of Leeds, UK where he conducts interdisciplinary research into cybersecurity and cybercrimes in the cloud, ransomware, policing cybercrime, and organised cybercrime. He has published a wide range of articles and books on these subjects and has a sustained track record of interdisciplinary funded research in these areas from the EU FP6, FP7, H2020, ESRC, EPSRC, AHRC and other funders.

David has been a member of various governmental working groups, such as the Ministerial Working Group on Horizon Planning 2020-25, the Home Office Cybercrime Working Group (2014-2016), and the HMIC Digital Crime and Policing working group in 2015. More recently he has worked with the UN on various initiatives related to cybercrime.

He is an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and is a member (and former fellow) of the Alan Turing Institute. He re-joined the University of Leeds in August 2015 from Durham University where he was Professor of Criminology (2010-2015) and Head of the School of Applied Social Sciences (2011-2014).


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