ProfileAndrew Knight was born in the United Kingdom in 1973. He has received Bachelor's degrees from Loughborough University of Technology (1995) and a Master’s degree from Wolverhampton University, where he lectured in Exercise Physiology. Andrew worked for a number of companies as a business compliance consultant before joining the UK Government, working within the Home Office in 2001. His main achievements include leading work to reform police training in England and Wales, and conducting studies into the effectiveness of police training. His work led to the introduction of community-based training for police recruits. Andrew then progressed into the use of communications data to support law enforcement, increasing the length of data retention to enable law enforcement to better investigate crime, but also enabling more equal access to defense lawyers to better represent their clients. He was a founding member of the European Communication Data Experts group, and through this work, advised many European countries on the use of communications data within a Human Rights Frameworks. He was invited to speak at the European Parliament to mark the 50th anniversary of the European Court of Human Rights. Andrew currently works for the Computer Task Group (CTG), providing advice on the use of technology by law enforcement agencies.