Ali G. Hessami
Ali Hessami is currently the Director of R&D and Innovation at Vega Systems, UK. He is an expert in the systems assurance and safety, security, sustainability and knowledge assessment/management methodologies and has a background in design and development of advanced control systems for safety and mission critical industrial applications. He is a UK expert on CENELEC & IEC systems, hardware and software standards committees. He is a member of CENELEC Railway Cyber Security Standardisation Working Group and was elected as the Technical Editor and the chair for the IEEE P7000, Model Process for Addressing Ethical Concerns During System Design standard. Prof. Ali was also appointed as the VC and Process Architect for the IEEE's Global Ethics Certification Programme for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (ECPAIS). He is currently a Visiting Professor at London City University’s Centre for Systems and Control and also at Beijing Jiaotong University. He is a fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) and a senior member of IEEE.