Sir John Dermot Turing
Dermot Turing was educated at Sherborne and King’s College, Cambridge. After completing his DPhil in Genetics at New College, Oxford, Dermot moved into the legal profession working first for HM Treasury Solicitor’s Department and then for Clifford Chance where he was a partner until 2014 specialising in financial services and risk management in financial markets.
Dermot is the nephew of Alan Turing (1912-1954), who is well known to have been one of Bletchley Park’s leading cryptanalysts as well as a founder of the science of artificial intelligence. Dermot’s biography of his uncle (‘Prof’) was published by The History Press in 2015.
In addition to his writing, Dermot continues his interest in financial market issues as a member of the European Post-Trade Forum, and is a Trustee of the Turing Trust. He takes an active role in several Bletchley Park Trust Board committees.