Noriswadi Ismail (February 2011 - April 2011)

Noriswadi Ismail, Malaysian, is a doctoral researcher on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Data Protection and Privacy based in London. He is a ‘Majlis Amanah Rakyat’ (MARA) Scholar (2009-2012) and previously a British Chevening Scholar (2006-2007) in Strathclyde Law School, Glasgow whilst reading LLM in Information Technology & Telecommunications Law. Prior to commencing his doctoral research, he was the General Counsel / Company Secretary of HeiTech Padu Berhad ( In between his work, he also lectured occasionally on topical issues in Information Technology & Intellectual Property laws at his Alma Matter, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia.

During his visit to CSLS, Noris researched data protection in Europe and Asia (South East Asia and East Asia) and was also involved with selected research and events of the Data Protection and Open Society Project ( under the leadership of Dr. David Erdos, Katzenbach Research Fellow (Balliol College). Noris’ thoughts on his research are retrievable at RFID Nexus (

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