Mohammad Sear

Mohammad J Sear is focused on bringing purpose to digital in government.

He is an explorer of the metaverse, and on a mission to cutting through the noise and hype to make sense of what this new revolution really means for citizens and their governments.

He has obtained his leadership training from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, USA and holds an MBA from the University of Leicester, UK.

After a successful 12+ years career in the UK government during the premiership of three Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher, John Major and Tony Blair, Mohammad moved to the private sector and has now for 20+ years been advising government organizations in the UK, Middle East, Australasia and South Asia on strategic challenges and digital transformation.

He is currently working for Ernst & Young (EY) and leading the Digital Government practice efforts across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and is also a Digital Government and Innovation lecturer at the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po, France.

As a thought-leader some of the articles he has authored include: “Digital is great but exclusion isn’t – make data work for driving better digital inclusion” published in Harvard Business Review, “Holistic Digital Government” published in the MIT Technology Review, “Want To Make Citizens Happy – Put Experience First” published in Forbes Middle East, and others such as “Bringing Purpose to Digital in Government”, “How Digital is Changing the Way We Listen to Customers”, “Driving Citizen Centricity”. “5G is transforming government service delivery”.