WISE KIDS Team and Non-Executive Directors
Dr Sangeet Bhullar, Executive Director, WISE KIDS.
is the Founder and Executive Director of WISE KIDS, a non-profit
organisation providing innovative training programmes and
consultancy in New Media, Internet and Mobile Technologies,
Internet Proficiency, Literacy and Safety. An older Digital
Native, trained as an Electrical Engineer, she believes strongly
in the potential of Internet and Mobile technologies to
transform learning, youth, community and business development.
She also believes in the need for Internet opportunity and
literacy programmes to help people better understand the
Internet, assess risk and take advantage of opportunities online
whilst maintaining their personal safety.
Sangeet has extensive experience developing content and
delivering training programmes in these areas. Sangeet is also
on a number of government and non-government groups where she
promotes Digital Inclusion and New Media Literacy. These include
the Welsh Assembly Government Digital Inclusion Management
WISP – Wales Internet Safety Partnership (where she is Chair),
the UK Council for Child Internet Safety, the BBC’s
Broadcasting (now Audience) Council for Wales and Ofcom Wales
Media Literacy Network (where she is a committee member). She
has spoken at international conferences, been an external
examiner, written guidance, and provided training across
Britain, Singapore and Malaysia.
She is married to a Welshman, and has three children. Prior to
June 2002, Sangeet and her family lived and worked for nearly
ten years in Singapore. She enjoys family life, haiku poetry,
photography, reading and trekking.
Ms Kim Anderson, Trainer and Programme
formerly a Board Member of WISE KIDS is now working on the development
of new creative and drama programmes for WISE KIDS which will
help young people develop digital life skills and reflect on the
opportunities and challenges of the online space, and which get
the young people to reflect on issues such as identity,
reputation, opportunity, privacy and behaviour in digital
Chie Elliott, Occasional Blogger
began her involvement with WISE KIDS at the WISE KIDS-WISP
Conference "Young People in a Digital World" Conference(s) in
Feb 2010, where she was one of a team of in-house social
reporters. Chie, who is a NCTJ-trained journalist and blogger
enjoyed the experience so immensely: see her blog articles for
WISE KIDS -WISP conference (s) here. Chie is interested in
media, publishing, social media and digital technologies. Her
main job is as a a Foreign Rights Manager at Carlton Books.
Pav Chahal, Interactive Content
began her involvement with WISE KIDS in 2004 when she was one of
the (ethnographic) researchers on a project exploring an
Internet Mentor Programme for young people. Over the years, Pav
has also been involved in content development and graphic design
for WISE KIDS. She now runs her own consultancy in
ethnography, usability, and design across internet, web and
products and helps WISE KIDS in these areas as and when needed.
Mr. Doug Hampson, Spinout Manager, University
of Glamorgan. Non-Executive Director.
Hampson is a highly energetic and committed manager with well
developed skills in business development and management,
strategic change and financial planning, and facilitation of
innovation in business and personal development. He has strong
commercial skills and the tenacity to negotiate successful
deals. He has extensive innovation support experience, having
worked with more than 700 clients, and run many workshops. He
also teaches MBA and undergraduate students, and supervises
enterprise projects. He has assisted micro-business clients to
obtain both grants and commercial funding amounting to at least
£5 million over the last five years. He actively mentors a
number of small businesses in the South Wales area.
Alan Davies. Non-Executive
in London in 1955, Alan is a Welsh-speaking Welshman with deep
family roots in West Wales. He now lives in Cardiff and is the
proud husband of Mari, and father to 2 sons, Tomos and Tecwyn.
Alan spent 18 years in the British Army before embarking on a
successful business career in Wales which saw him involved in
leading various business start-ups and in creating several
hundred jobs in high tech companies. During one of these roles
he was NTL and Virgin Net’s representative on the Internet Watch
Foundation and has a great personal interest in the use of
technology in business and personal life. Alan regularly
comments on TV and radio on a number of issues, predominately
related to his military experience and understanding of