The Digital Legacy Association is made of of dedicated end of life, technology and bereavement professionals. We campaign, lobby and raise awareness about the importance of digital assets and digital legacy planning. Our goal is to ensure that everyone has their end of life wishes adhered to. If you would like to contact us please use the form provided below.
James founded the Digital Legacy Association after working with a number of hospices and end of life charities in the UK. He overseas collaborative projects with hospices, hospitals and end of life charities. James also runs the annual Digital Legacy Conference and is a lecturer at University College London
Vered (Rose) Shavit delved into the Digital Death realms following her
brother’s sudden death in 2011. Since then she’s been writing, lecturing, teaching and speaking about it, wishing to raise awareness to the complexities and many facets this subject has.
Lucy Watts MBE. 23 year old Patient Leader, Charity Ambassador and Trustee, Writer and Speaker. MBE for services to young people with disabilities in the 2016 New Years Honours, aged 22. A positive, driven, self-motivated, grateful and determined (or stubborn) overachiever. Also the owner of Assistance Dog Molly.
Palliative Doctor at the Velindre NHS Trust in Cardiff & Senior Lecturer. BMA/BMJ Clinical Teacher of the year. Mark is a regular speaker and editor in areas relating to palliative care, digital care, CPR and end of life.
Elaine is an HCPC-registered counselling psychologist, an independent practitioner, and a Principal Lecturer at Regent’s University London. She is an expert on the psychological aspects of dying and bereavement in the digital age and has published and spoken widely on this topic.
Richard Putt has been a funeral director for over 50 years. He won a Good Funeral Award in 2016 and is a trustee of the Natural Death Centre Charity.
Triple boarded in palliative & hospice care, child & adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry, founder of the Center for Palliative Psychiatry and Medical Director of Palliative Care at CJW Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, USA. David’s interest is in empowering patients to talk about‘ unmentionables’ in healthcare and the relationship between technology and medical care.
Marcos has over 15 years experience in design, technology interaction design and user experience testing. Marcos’ work has been used by a number of not for profits ranging from Age UK and the Turks Head charity to the Labour Party.