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 Expert  728149

Expert in Data Protection, Freedom of Information, Information Security/Compliance/Governance

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been working in the information industry for a decade, specialising in data protection and information security in particular - focussing on issues relating to the management processes and procedures required as well as the relevant awareness regimes needed to ensure that employees understand their role and responsibilities with regard to information creation and the need to protect information throughout its lifecycle. This is all done with an in depth understanding knowledge of the appropriate legislation, regulation, standards and compliance requierments relevant to each sector. Expert has gained qualifications relating to Data Protection and Freedom of Information (ISEBs in both) and holds both the CISSP and the CISM qualifications relating to Information Security professionalism. Expert is currently undertaking a PhD in Information Assurance - which is the maturation of all of these areas when brought under the one umbrella. Expert is thus well placed to provide expert, up to date knowledge, guidance and pragmatic approaches to tackling the information challenges faced by many clients in today's Information Age.

data protection


information management


information security


information security management

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1989   BA   Music & Philosophy   Trinity College Dublin   II2

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to




Managing Director


This is Expert's own consultancy company that is now heading into its 8th trading year, providing specialised professional services in the areas of data protection, freedom of information, information security, information governance, information compliance - consultancy and training, advice, writing articles and speaking at conferences.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of all relevant Information Security professional bodies - ISSA, ISACA, ISC2 and is a full and founding member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (M.Inst.ISP) and is an MBCS CITP


CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISM - Certified Information Security Manager

Publications and Patents Summary

Author of a book about best practices in information security in the public sector.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2008 to 2009   HMRC   Trainer   Delivered Information Security & Risk Management briefings to 700+ employees across 6 locations nationwide in a 3 month period

Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
First to spot that Freedom of Information was going to have a huge impact on the public sector! Always ahead of the game in terms of Information Security requirements.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Developed and delivered the first ever Freedom of Information training in the UK Developed and delivered Data Protection, Information Security, Information Assurance and Payment Card Industry related training courses for various agencies.


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