This is my personal website and blog, where I write about technology, politics, policy, design, coding and the occasional 16-bit videogame.

The best way to contact me is via email at (chris [at] yiu.co.uk). If you prefer encrypted email then you can find my PGP public key here.

If you need my biography then you can copy the text below, and grab a photo of me here.


Chris Yiu is an experienced leader in technology and public policy. His work focuses on improving the dialogue between those changing the world with new technologies, and those seeking to respond to it with policy and regulation.

Chris leads the Technology and Public Policy team at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. He is also a member of the advisory board at Digital Leaders, curator of the AI website DeepIndex, and a trustee of ENABLE Scotland.

Chris was previously a General Manager at Uber, and has held senior roles at a number of public, private and third sector organisations including SCVO, Policy Exchange, McKinsey & Co., HM Treasury, and the Cabinet Office.

You can follow him on Twitter @clry2.

Speaking engagements

I am happy to receive speaker invitations for events in the UK or overseas. Popular keynote topics include:

  • Technology in society, policy and politics
  • Technology trends and business strategy
  • Technology for government and non-profits

If you’d like me to speak at your event then feel free to get in touch to ask about rates and availability.