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Upcoming (6)

ADPP Leeds: inaugural networking event and drinks reception

Our inaugural event to take place in Leeds : Date to be confirmed

The Arena for Data Protection Professionals has been established as a peer to peer community where support is available for anyone dealing with data: DPOs, Heads of Compliance, CTOs, CISOs, Marketing Communications managers, Customer Service managers, CIOs…

ADPP runs networking events where we can raise subjects and discuss issues amongst our peers.
All events are held under Chatham House Rule.
Our inaugural event in Leeds takes place on May 27th from 18.00
It will start with a panel discussion followed by a drinks and canapes networking reception where we can continue the discussion on the following topics (and others):

Panel discussion:
Winning hearts and Minds of colleagues and addressing the "I hate GDPR/ It stops me doing my job" complaint!

We discuss how many of our members and speakers have addressed the issues relating to company culture and attitude towards GDPR - how did you achieve acceptance? Are you still struggling for attentiomn / budget / buy in from your colleagues?

We will review actual case studies to see how these others have succeeded. With some ideas on approach and tactics
Guest speakers:
to be announced

Members come free- please email us at info@digitalarena.co to let us know that you are coming or log in, click on Purchase ticket below - you will be taken to a payment screen to register but will not be charged for this event
Non Member Price £25 - register below

Speakers

Kelly Hendley

Data Protection Officer, Morrisons plc

Kelly has great experience as DPO for Morrisons the supermarket, in the charity sector with NSPCC and the healthcare sector at BUPA.

Carol Tullo, OBE, LLB

Senior Consultant, The Trust Bridge

Carol has extensive experience in all aspects of data and information handling and management in government overseeing the shift to digital. She also has expertise in the legal regulation of intellectual property, Crown copyright and database rights, information accessibility, standards and compliance across private and public sectors rooted in executive responsibility for government information management, legislation and its assurance and security.

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c/o Womble Bond Dickinson,
Whitehall Riverside
Leeds
Yorkshire
LS1 4BN
UK
£25
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ADPP Edinburgh

DATE TO BE CONFIRMED
ADPP runs networking events where we can raise subjects and discuss issues amongst our peers.
All events are held under Chatham House Rule.
Our inaugural event in Edinburgh has been postponed from April 2nd and will be reschduled for later this summer
It will start with a panel discussion followed by a drinks and canapes networking reception where we can continue the discussion on the following topics (and others):
Members come free- please email us at info@digitalarena.co to let us know that you are coming or log in, click on Purchase ticket below - you will be taken to a payment screen to register but will not be charged for this event
Non Member Price £25 - register below

Panel discussion:
Does a DPO need to be a Lawyer?
How to win hearts and minds of all colleagues?
Winning hearts and Minds of colleagues and addressing the "I hate GDPR/ It stops me doing my job" complaint!
We discuss how many of our members and speakers have addressed the issues relating to company culture and attitude towards GDPR - how did you achieve acceptance? Are you still struggling for attention / budget / buy in from your colleagues?
We will review actual case studies to see how these others have succeeded. With some ideas on approach and tactics
Sponsored by The Compliance Space https://www.thecompliancespace.com/ and Womble Bond Dickinson

Speakers

David Clarke

Chief Technology Officer, The Trust Bridge

David is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management. With a deep knowledge of GDPR data protection and privacy strategies. He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum with over 18,000 members

Andrew MacQueen MA, LLB

Group Data Protection Officer

Andrew is currently working within the aviation sector, responsible for the group's global data protection programme, which includes, the implementation of regulatory change, chairing of functional/regional data protection Working Groups. In the past he has worked in the insurance sector, and in a consultancy role across many industries.

Hayley Jaffrey

Global Privacy Leader - Commercial Pharma

Hayley is passionate about privacy professional (CIPP/E & Post Grad Data Protection Law & Info Governance) with a solid background in operational efficiency. She has worked in small businesses to large multinationals, across a variety of sectors and industries, including Big Pharma, Marketing, Recruitment, Financial Services, Healthcare, Oil & Gas and the Third Sector

Irene Coyle

Director of Training & Data Protection Officer

Irene runs a training academy focussing on GDPR, Data Protection, Cyber Security, Human Error. Irene's experience and insight from her work as a Chief Inspector is invaluable, especially with regard to training and vulnerable adults. She introduced GDPR across the entire recruitment function in Police Scotland.

Simone Scott

Group Data Protection Officer

Simone is the Group DPO for three UK Airports. She also has substantial experience within the NHS in Scotland in Information Governance and Data Protection roles and training.

Sorcha Lorimer

Founder & CEO at Trace®

Sorcha is a tech savvy, creative, customer focussed leader with a passion for digital, data ethics, privacy and user-centred design. She is on a mission to make complex data protection regulations simple, visual and beneficial for every organisation and embed Privacy by Design into operations.

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c/o Womble Bond Dickinson
2 Semple St,
Edinburgh
EH3 8BL
United Kingdom
£25
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ADPP Copenhagen -inaugural event

Our first ADPP meeting in Denmark has been postponed from May 2020 - we will re schedule as soon as possible

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Copenhagen
Copenhagen
TBD
Denmark
£25
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ADPP Tallin Inaugural event

Our first meeting in Esotinia has been postponed from May 2020 - we will reschedule as soon as possible

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Tallin
Tallin
TBD
Estonia
£25
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ADPP Netherlands Inagural event

Our first meeting in the Netherlands has had to be postponed from May 2020 - we will reschedule as soon as possible

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Amsterdam
Amsterdam
TBD
The Netherlands
£25
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ADPP Atlanta, Georgia Inaugural event

Our first event in North America was due to take place in April in Atlanta Georgia. Sadly we have had to postpone and will reschedule as soon as we can
Date TBD

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c/o Womble Bond Dickinson
271 17th St NW #2400,
Atlanta, GA 30303
Georgia
GA30303
United States of America
£25
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Past (4)

ADPP Inaugural Event: Panel Discussion and Drinks Reception

The Arena for Data Protection Professionals has been established as a peer to peer community where support is available for anyone dealing with data: DPOs, Heads of Compliance, CTOs, CISOs, Marketing Communications managers, Customer Service managers, CIOs…

ADPP runs networking events where we can raise subjects and discuss issues amongst our peers.
All events are held under Chatham House Rule.
Our inaugural event takes place on November 28th from 18.00 in London at the offices of law firm Simmons and Simmons.
It will start with a panel discussion followed by a drinks and canapes networking reception where we can continue the discussion on the following topics (and others):

Panel discussion:
Standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data from the European Union to third countries (controller-to-controller transfers)
PECR and the e-privacy directive - its implications for marketing
Guest speakers:
David Clarke, Steve Wilkinson, Tara Taunbaum, Alex Brown and Chiara Rustici

Members come free- please email us at info@digitalarena.co to let us know that you are coming or log in, click on Purchase ticket below - you will be taken to a payment screen to register but will not be charged for this event
Non Member Price £25 - register below

Speakers

Alexander Brown

Partner, Simmons and Simmons LLP

Alexander Brown is a Partner at Simmons and Simmons, in the Information, Communications & Technology Group in Simmons & Simmons London Office with a particular specialism in data protection and privacy.

Chiara Rustici

GDPR analyst

Chiara is an independent EU privacy, GDPR, and data regulation analyst whose articles on how data business models should change after the GDPR have been published extensively in academic journals, trade publications, and Forbes.com.

David Clarke

Chief Technology Officer, The Trust Bridge

David is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management. With a deep knowledge of GDPR data protection and privacy strategies. He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum with over 18,000 members

Steve Wilkinson

Data Protection Subject Matter Expert at Defra

Steve has been working with several government departments recently and has insight into the plans for eprivacy directive. He will be sharing those with us.

Tara Taubman - Bassirian LLM

GDPR, Data Protection and IP consultant

Well known in the Data privacy world, voted privacy Hero 2018 by the Privacy Professors Group, Tara is an author and consultant: "the challenges of the traditional regulations in the era of high connectivity is at the centre of (her) interest".

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c/o Simmons and Simmons
Citypoint
1 Ropemaker Street,
London, GB
EC2Y 9HT
United Kingdom
£25
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ADPP Happy New Data Year

THIS event has now passed:
Some comments
Some comments:
"it was lovely meeting you yesterday and thank you for organising such a useful event!" "Excellent panel !"
"good event ... the attendees I spoke to were certainly positive"
“…it was a great event – a good range of experience on the panel and some insightful questions and comments from the audience”
“great to meet so many other DP professional during the ADPP meeting, and the points discussed were very interesting"

Our first event of 2020, post election in the UK and in the run up to Brexit (possibly) - what is UKGDPR and How will PECR19 look?

Following on from our lively discussion at our first event, we will review the situation post the UK General Election.
In addition we will be looking at another topic that has been requested:
AI and the world of Compliance.
In addition we will be looking at another topic that has been requested:
AI and the world of Compliance
What is the future of facial recognition and how do we balance its benefits with data privacy considerations?

Following the draft paper published by the European Commission stating that a ban on up to five years on the use of facial recognition in public areas is being considered, our panel at the ADPP networking reception next week will be discussing this issue.

Articles 13 and 14 of the GDPR give individuals the right to be informed of the existence of solely automated decision-making producing legal or similarly significant effects, meaningful information about the logic involved, and the significance and envisaged consequences for the individual.

At our event on Jan 30th, our panel will be looking at AI “explainability”, particularly in the context of data privacy:

Jan 30th 2020 from 18.00

Our panel members consist of:
Steve Ackland, CEO of AiM
Arnav Joshi, Privacy and data ethics lawyer at PwC UK's Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance practice
Minesh Tanna, AI lead at Simmons and Simmons
David Clarke, CTO The Trust Bridge

Steve Ackland is CEO at AiM - one of the leading City boutique management consultancies - which specialises in digital transformation using new technologies to deliver outstanding results.

Steve is well-known for thought leadership and authored papers in a number of disciplines. It was Steve’s vision of how data governance and regulatory control are fused with AI, RPA and blockchain which led to the creation of AiM’s leading RegTech platform dataBelt® - which controls the full data governance lifecycle


Minesh Tanna: Minesh is a Solicitor-Advocate (and Managing Associate) at the international law firm, Simmons & Simmons, specialising in dispute resolution.
Minesh is also AI Lead at Simmons & Simmons and is an expert on AI-related legal and ethical issues. Minesh increasingly advises clients on AI-related legal and ethical issues. For example, he is currently advising a large financial institution on issues arising out of a collaboration agreement involving the use of AI. Minesh also contributes to the development of AI policy and regulation through his roles as a member of the following organisations: UK CBI’s Artificial Intelligence Working Group, European AI Alliance, International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law

David Clarke, CTO of The Trust Bridge, is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management.

Consultant with a deep knowledge of Global project delivery and operational leadership. He operates across FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) 100 index companies, SME and start-ups within Financial Services, FinTech, Telecoms, Technology and Utilities sectors developing strong coherent cyber security, GDPR data protection and privacy strategies. He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum with over 19,000 members https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1201767

Dave created a Global Infrastructure for the World’s largest private trading network, Trading $3 trillion a day, and has managed Multiple Global Security Operations Centres.

In Dec 2019 , David was named (at number 15) in the list of thought leader and influencers to follow in 2020 by Thinkers 360
https://www.thinkers360.com/100-b2b-thought-leaders-and-influencers-to-follow-in-2020/

Arnav Joshi is a Privacy and data ethics lawyer at PwC UK's Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance practice, specialising in data analytics, Artificial Intelligence systems, privacy legal advice and drafting, privacy engineering, technology transactions/contracts and AI legal and regulatory advice. Arnav has a Data & Society MSc (Distinction) and Researcher, OSF & Google AI Understanding Automated Decisions Projects, 2017-18, the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Certified Information Privacy Professional, Europe - CIPP/E.


See video of part of the event here :
https://gdprvideo1.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/ADPP+_3_20mins.mp4

Speakers

David Clarke

Chief Technology Officer, The Trust Bridge

David is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management. With a deep knowledge of GDPR data protection and privacy strategies. He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum with over 18,000 members

Steve Ackland

CEO, AiM

Steve Ackland is CEO at AiM - one of the leading City boutique management consultancies, which specialises in digital transformation using new technologies to deliver outstanding results.

Minesh Tanna

Managing Associate and Solictor Advocate

Minesh is a Solicitor-Advocate (and Managing Associate) at the international law firm, Simmons & Simmons, specialising in dispute resolution.
Minesh is also AI Lead at Simmons & Simmons and is an expert on AI-related legal and ethical issues.

Arnav Joshi

Privacy and data ethics lawyer at PwC UK's Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance practice

Arnav is a Privacy and data ethics lawyer at PwC UK's Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance practice, specialising in data analytics, Artificial Intelligence systems, privacy legal advice and engineering, AI legal and regulatory advice.

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Simmons and Simmons
Citypoint
1 Ropemaker Street,
London, GB
EC2Y 9HT
United Kingdom
£25
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Winning Hearts and Minds - GDPR conversion

HELD AS A VIRTUAL MEETING
Recording is available
During this event we discussed the Role of DPO - can it be add on or a full time role?

Winning hearts and Minds of colleagues and addressing the "I hate GDPR/ It stops me doing my job" complaint!

We discussed how we have addressed the issues relating to company culture and attitude towards GDPR - how did you achieve acceptance?

Carol Tullo, OBE LLB chaired the panel

Sponsored by Compliance Space

Speakers

Byron Shirley

Founder of Compliance Space

After serving in the RAF, Byron has many years of experience in the technology sector working for several major service providers across a broad range of Industries, both public and private sectors, advising many of these leading organisations on how to make best use of their capital investments in technology to maximise their organisational profits. He is now focussing on the privacy technology sector.

Emma Hall

Privacy Lead and Legal Counsel at Knight Frank

An experienced Group Data Protection Officer (GDPO) as well as a fully qualified Solicitor of England and Wales, Emma has worked in this capacity for a number of years, working with diverse organisations across multiple industries within fast-paced environments, delivering data protection advice and solutions across UK and international jurisdictions including Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Australia

Lisa Wilson

Data Privacy Specialist at Arcadia Group Ltd

Lisa has a wealth of data protection experience from working with Global Corporates (including retail and the energy sector, and local authorities. She is used to working within a team or as the sole Data Protection point of contact, undertaking training with her colleagues around the privacy and data protection issues.

Carol Tullo, OBE, LLB

Senior Consultant, The Trust Bridge

Carol has extensive experience in all aspects of data and information handling and management in government overseeing the shift to digital. She also has expertise in the legal regulation of intellectual property, Crown copyright and database rights, information accessibility, standards and compliance across private and public sectors rooted in executive responsibility for government information management, legislation and its assurance and security.

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https://zoom.us/j/166321291
London
VC190320
United Kingdom
£0
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ADPP Cyber Commuting: Safer working remotely

Join our virtual conference to take place Thursday (26th March) starting at 13.00 UCT / 9 am ET.
Join via YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqqu92sHKDFISlg__YCz_Ug/live

We have brought together a number of specialists from companies working in the Cyber Space and Data Protection arena to offer advice and practical help to all organisations who are now in the position of trying to carry on with everyone at home. There will also be some input from vendors who we have chosen to talk about the practical solutions available.

The threat of Cyber Attacks and Data Breaches is even greater than ever now, and we aim to offer advice about how to mitigate this.

Our moderators will be David Clarke FBCS and Carol Tullo, OBE, LLB, and chairman, Penny Heyes

Our agenda will cover the following topics: (timings are approximate)

UCT ET
1 pm 9 am Data Protection and Cyber Security - one and the same: Francis West
1.20 9.20 Cyber incident data notification Case Study : Dave Williams
1.40 9.40 Checking all your data assets - where are they? : Jody Rae Westby
2.00 10.00 Secure, Protect & Audit your Remote Workforce by Utilising DNS Security: Necati Ertugrul
2.20 10.20 Cyber Insurance and Incident Response Mark Hawksworth
2.40 10.40 Catch up
3.00 11.00 Legal implications relating to DP and remote working Tina Fernandez
3.20 11.20 Internal Communications – what to tell your team Madeline and Dan Penton
3.40 11.40 Supply Chain assurance and operational resilience Laura Greenwood
4.00 12.00 How to Look Professional on Screen Kiki L’Italien
4.20 12.20 Cloud Protection -Perfect Cloud Mayukh Gon
4.40 12.40 Summary: basic cyber hygiene when working remotely. Top tips Malcolm Taylor
5.00 13.00 Close

Speakers

David Clarke

Chief Technology Officer, The Trust Bridge

David is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management. With a deep knowledge of GDPR data protection and privacy strategies. He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum with over 18,000 members

Dave Williams

Director & Principal Consultant at CYBERSOS LIMITED

Dave has more than 15 years’ experience specialising in Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) working with public and private sector clients. Trusted adviser to business owners, senior stakeholders and risk owners he provides subject matter expertise enabling them to make informed decisions. He is also a co-founder of TrustedIA, a niche security practice that deliver a range of GRC services (http://www.TrustedIA.com/)

Francis West

Cyber Security Advocate

Francis is passionate about online and lovel IT network security. He specialises in helping companies and individuals to protect their valuable data, providing IT services to many SME's around the world. He believes that computer security has to be our priority and it is everyone's duty to also protect their own data and clients' data.
Francis speaks in the UK & internationally and consults on the Dark Web and Cyber/Computer Security. He works closely with the Action Fraud (police) which has given him a much greater insight into the huge amount of Cyber/Computer crime that has now affected so many people, companies and charities.

Jody Rae Westby

CEO at Global Cyber Risk LLC

Ms. Westby provides consulting and legal services to public and private sector clients around the world in the areas of privacy, security, cyber governance, incident response, and digital asset inventories and data mapping. Her cyber risk assessment methodology has been used by large multinational corporations in nearly every industry sector. Her team has deep expertise in assessing industrial control and SCADA systems used in manufacturing, electrical grids, and critical infrastructure sectors.

Malcolm Taylor

Head of Cyber Security at ITC Secure

Malcolm has been involved in the security of data and information for 25 years. He began his career at GCHQ, the UK’s electronic intelligence agency, where he quickly learned both the importance of data security and the myriad of ways in which an attacker can defeat even the strongest of defences. During his government career he served in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan, where he was accountable for all UK intelligence operations during the crucial periods of the Presidential elections and UK troop drawdown. Malcolm left the government in 2015, since then he has played a strategic role in the growth of ITC and its transition from private to PE ownership. He advises ITC clients at board level and is a recognised expert in strategic cyber security, security leadership, and related national security issues. He is a regular commentator in the mainstream broadcast and printed media, including the BBC and Sky News. He also regularly presents at events in the cyber industry but also across many other economic sectors.

Mark Hawksworth

Global Technology Specialist Practice Group Leader at Sedgwick

Mark heads up Sedgwick’s Global Technology Practice, he has been an adjuster for 29 years during which time he has gained substantial experience of technology and cyber related incidents.
He is an active member of the Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG), their objective is to ensure that UK businesses are resilient against cyber and flood events.
Mark has published numerous articles in the Insurance press on Cyber related issues, he is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner, Chartered Loss adjuster and a Chartered Engineer.

Mayukh Gon

Founder Perfect Cloud

Mayukh has over 17 years experience working in the Technology industry, specifically Middle-ware technologies, Software development, Identity and Access Management.

He has been privileged to work with Start-ups such as Vocollect, SmartOps, SurePay, and others as an early employee. He has also consulted for Fortune 500 companies such as TD Bank, RBC, ING, and IBM.

Necati Ertugrul

Founder & CTO at CyberCyte

Necati is the founder of CyberCyte. He is currently focused on developing a new disruptive cybersecurity solution for MSSP’s through the UK.

Necati has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and worked in different technical and managerial roles. Necati started his IT career in QNB Finansbank and then worked in the Turkish Informatics Information Security Research Centre as a cybersecurity expert. After realizing the opportunities in his field of expertise, he decided to develop new products for helping organizations to overcome the challenges in cybersecurity and founded MAY Cyber in 200

Nick Houlton

Chief Operating Officer at APMG-International

Nick is Chief Operating Officer at APMG International, an award-winning global Accreditation and Certification body. APMG accredits professional training and consulting organizations and manages certification schemes for knowledge-based workers, with regional offices located around the world.

Richard Beck

Director of Cyber Security, QA

Richard Beck is Director of Cyber Security at QA. He works with customers to build effective and successful security training solutions tailored for business needs. Richard has over 15 years' experience in senior Information Security roles. Prior to QA, Richard was Head of Information Security for an organisation who underpin 20% of the UK's Critical National Infrastructure. Richard also held Security and Technical Management posts in the Defence, Financial Services and HMG. Richard sits on a number of security advisory panels and previously chaired the Communication Industry Personnel Security Information Exchange (CPNI). Richard is also a STEM Ambassador working to engage and enthuse young people in the area of cyber security. Providing a unique perspective on the world of cyber security to teachers and encourage young people to consider a career in cyber security.

Carol Tullo, OBE, LLB

Senior Consultant, The Trust Bridge

Carol has extensive experience in all aspects of data and information handling and management in government overseeing the shift to digital. She also has expertise in the legal regulation of intellectual property, Crown copyright and database rights, information accessibility, standards and compliance across private and public sectors rooted in executive responsibility for government information management, legislation and its assurance and security.

Kiki L'Italien

Senior Consultant at Tecker International | Host of Association Chat

As CEO and Host for Association Chat, an online community and media platform for the association industry, KiKi L’Italien reaches over 70k industry professionals weekly. Members connect with the Association Chat community throughout the week to help each other solve challenges and to pool resources in order to do the important work they do.

Daniel Penton

Founder of IC Plan

Daniel is co-founder of ICPlan, a corporate communication planning app, used by organisations around the world including Highways England, B&Q, Ausgrid and NBC Universal to better plan, track and manage communications. Daniel is a communications expert who has also supported some of the largest companies in the world including GSK, HSBC, Roche, Lloyds Banking Group and Takeda on a range of complex change and communication programmes. He has particular expertise in utilising enterprise technology to achieve business outcomes.

Tina Fernandez

Managing Partner at Orbital Law

Tina was admitted to Lincoln’s Inn as a barrister in 1992 and the Law Society as a solicitor in 2008. She has over 25 years legal experience in both private practice and IT and technology working for some of the largest corporates in the world with extensive transactional experience representing both customers and suppliers of IT services. Tina recently completed the University of Edinburgh LLM in Information Technology Law with distinction.

Laura Greenwood

Managing Consultant - Third Party Assurance at Crossword Cybersecurity Plc

Laura is a highly skilled risk and assurance professional with a breadth of experience spanning both the public and private sectors, including with Metro and Tesco banks and in Counter Fraud and Forensics withing local governement and other organisations

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqqu92sHKDFISlg__YCz_Ug/live
London
VC260320
United Kingdom
£0
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