Daniel Zeichner Profile, Labour MP for Cambridge
Daniel Zeichner, born in Beckenham was elected as the Member of Parliament for Cambridge in 2015 with a slender majority of 599 which he successfully enhanced to a majority of 12,661 in 2017. He is Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Data Analytics, the Vice Chair of APPG for Life Sciences and the Vice Chair of APPG on Climate Change.
Zeichner also served on the Science and Technology Committee before being appointed as the Shadow Transport Minister until June 2017 where he focused on the advancements of the bus, bike and walking services. He attended King’s College University in Cambridge where he studied History. Subsequent to graduating from university, Zeichner went on to work in a number of IT companies such as Norwich Union, Philips in East Chesterton and Perkins Engines in Peterborough where he developed his extensive knowledge on data analytics, big data and personal data.
Focusing on the NHS and social care who have been pushed into an emergency crisis, Zeichner alongside the Labour party aim to save the NHS and are committed to spend £30bn in extra funding over the next Parliament which will include ring-fencing mental health budgets. After showing a great interest within the Department of Health, Zeichner has been a leading voice against the privatisation of local health services.
Come and visit Daniel Zeichner, Chair of the HPC & Big Data Conference as he discusses ‘The Big Opportunities Presented by Big Data and Promoting Better Policy on Data Analytics.’ Register your place to attend the HPC & Big Data Conference on the 6th February 2018 at the Victoria Park Plaza, London https://www.ukhpc.co.uk/registration/