Tom Fitzpatrick Chairman of Norfolk County Council's Digital Innovation and Efficiency Committee

Tom Fitzpatrick


Keynote: “Innovation” not a word people would normally associate with local government

The Internet of Things, provides new opportunities for the Council to explore alternative ways of delivering services and achieving outcomes for the people of Norfolk.

  • Tackle dementia by alerting someone if a person’s normal activities have not happened.
  • Notify a trusted friend or neighbour if someone has fallen or is taken ill.
  • Tackle loneliness and isolation by bringing people together.


Tom is giving this talk together with Andrew Proctor.


About Tom

Tom has been a County Councillor since 2013, and Chairman of the County’s Digital Innovation and Efficiency Committee since July.

He was Leader of North Norfolk District Council from 2012 until February of this year and a former Chairman of the East of England Local Government Association.

He is interested in promoting business growth in Norfolk and harnessing opportunities offered by high tech. He has worked in IT in government and the private sector.