William Perrin

William Perrin

Former UK Government Policy Advisor on Media Policy

Biography

William Perrin is a former UK government Policy Advisor on media policy, Founder of now-closed grass roots journalism startup Talk About Local and now trustee of several major charities active in the digital sphere in the United Kingdom, Africa, and Australia; such as Good Things Foundation, Good Things Foundation Australia, Carnegie UK Trust, Indigo Trust, 360Giving and The Philanthropy Workshop. He helped create OFCOM and served on the Hooper Panel appointed by the UK Secretary of State to review the provision of commercial television news. His work with Professor Lorna Woods on internet harms has been cited several times in the UK parliament and formed the basis of the recent UK government Online Harms White Paper.