Professor Anthony Finkelstein

UK Chief Scientist

Professor Anthony Finkelstein is a British software engineer and currently the Chief Scientific Adviser for National Security to the British Government. His research is based at the Alan Turing Institute and he holds a Chair in Software Systems Engineering at University College London (UCL) a leading UK research university. Professor Finkelstein is an Adjunct Research Professor at UniSA and plays an instrumental in forging landmark research partnerships between the Future Industries Institute (FII) and University College London.

He is currently Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and has published more than 220 scientific papers. He is a Fellow of both the Institution of Engineering & Technology and the British Computer Society and, in 2010, he received a special “outstanding contribution” award from the International Conference on Software Engineering.