Preparing for Data Regulation post-Brexit w/ Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Information Commission

Steve Wood is the Deputy Commissioner for Policy at the Information Commissioner's Office. Join us to hear Steve discuss:

  • the implementation of GDPR, reflecting on the challenges and issues that arose;
  • the implications of Brexit on the regulatory environment.

Following this, there will be an opportunity to hear a case study focusing on GDPR preparation. This will be led by Ben Shillito, Commercial Lead, and Rachel Roberts, Legal Director, at Fujitsu.

About the speaker

Steve took up his role in June 2017 and has worked at the ICO since 2007. He is responsible for leading the work of the Policy Directorate, ensuring delivery of ICO strategic goals through stakeholder liaison, guidance, research, international activity and technology policy.

His previous ICO roles have included Head of International Strategy and Intelligence, Head of Policy Delivery and Assistant Commissioner for FOI policy. Before joining the ICO Steve was a Senior Lecturer in Information Management at Liverpool John Moores University.

 

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