Professor Robert Pinker

Professor Robert Pinker International Consultant
UK Press Complaints Commission

Professor Robert Pinker served as a member of the UK Press Complaints Commission from 1991 to 2004, as its Privacy Commissioner from 1994 to 2004, and as its Acting Chairman from 2002 to 2003. He currently serves as its International Consultant. His previous experience in the field of self-regulation includes Council membership of the Advertising Standards Authority and the Direct Mail Services Standards Board/Accreditation Centre.

In his academic career, he held Professorial appointments at Goldsmiths College, Chelsea College and the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 1996 he was appointed Emeritus Professor of Social Administration at LSE.

Professor Pinker has spoken at several of London Legal Training’s Intellectual Property Conferences, most recently on the subject of “Private Worlds And Public Figures: The Legal And The Self-Regulatory Options” and is also co-author of Privacy and Personality Rights: Commercial Exploitation and Protection (Jordan Publishing).