IT Specialist & Futurologist
Professor Richard Susskind is a British lawyer and IT specialist. He is the President of the Society for Computers and Law and an IT consultant to the Lord Chief Justice, and has written widely recognised books including ‘The End of Lawyers?’ and ‘The Future of the Professions.’ A futurologist, he considers the future of service professions and supports the idea that knowledge-based jobs are becoming less important in the digital age. Susskind lectures at the Oxford Internet Institute and the University of Strathclyde. He has advised a number of companies and governmental organisations, such as the UK Ministry of Justice, and has been awarded an OBE for outstanding services.