Elizabeth Denham is the UK Information Commissioner, who has increased the public’s trust in how their personal data is used. Experienced in cyber security, government affairs and data protection, Elizabeth Denham is a high profile speaker, able to share a distinctive insight into the convergence of personal data and the government sector. Beneficial to businesses as an advisor or an educator to invested audiences, Elizabeth Denham is one of the foremost speakers on the circuit.
Stepping into the role of UK Information Commissioner in 2016, Elizabeth Denham is responsible for the Data Protection Act, GDPR, Freedom of Information Act and a number of other information access regulations. During her time in the position, Elizabeth Denham has successfully investigated high profile breaches such as Yahoo, Camelot and Facebook, advocating for transparency with data usage in businesses. Continually striving for accountability and security, Elizabeth Denham has become a formidable force in the government sector of data and is highly respected in her role.
Prior to her role in the Information Commissioner's Office, Elizabeth Denham studied history and later a masters degree in archival studies at the University of British Columbia. One of her first high profile roles was as the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia. Whilst in the role she co-authored a book of guidance called ‘Getting Accountability Right with a Privacy Management System’ to help others ensure they are compliant with open data rules. She also produced best practice guides for the government and businesses on data transparency.
As a pioneering woman in her field, Elizabeth Denham has garnered much praise for her continued commitment to personal data protection. In 2013 she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth ll Diamond Jubilee Medal and for her avocation was given the Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award. In the 2019 honours list, Elizabeth Denham was named as a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to protecting information.
Having devoted her career to implementing ground breaking change in the data protection field and holding others to accountability for poor transparency, Elizabeth Denham is one of the most sought after speakers to discuss information and privacy. From keynote speeches at the Digital Ethics Summit 2019 to corporate talks on date responsibility, Elizabeth Denham is experienced and unrivalled when it comes to data protection, making her a fascinating speaker for your occasion.
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