Nick Pickles is the current Head of Public Policy, Government and philanthropy for the UK and Israel at Twitter. He will be moving to the company's headquarters in the spring of 2018 to take up the position of Senior Public Policy Strategist.He has led Twitter's engagement with the GIFCT and represented the company at the 2017 G7 Interior Ministers meeting. Previously, he was the director of civil liberties and privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch. A law graduate from the University of Durham, he also served as President of Durham Students' Union. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an internationally published music photographer and a trustee of the international development charity BBC Media Action.