GDPR for Schools: Clarity & Compliance - Speakers

Tuesday 21 Nov 2017 - ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, London

Victoria Cetinkaya
Senior Policy Officer, Public Services Group, ICO

Victoria has worked for the Information Commissioner’s Office since 2009, and is a Senior Policy Officer in the Policy and Engagement Department.  She gives policy advice to ICO colleagues and engages with key organisations in the education, health and local government sectors to improve compliance with information rights laws. 

Helena Wootton
Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP

A partner of Browne Jacobson, Helena Wootton is an expert in data protection and information law. She has over 15 years’ experience of advising on regulatory, compliance and strategic data issues across a broad range of sectors including education, technology, financial services and IT. Helena is a member of TechUK, the Data Protection Forum and Data Protection Finance Group, and regularly speaks at national and international conferences.

Andrew Gallie
Senior Associate, Veale Wasbrough Vizards

Andrew advises on all aspects of data protection and information law in the education sector including cyber security, privacy, workforce monitoring, and subject access requests. He also advises on requests made under freedom of information legislation. Andrew has acted on a number of high profile data protection enforcement.

Kate Grimley Evans
Head of Information Law, Stone King LLP

Kate Grimley Evans is Head of Information Law at Stone King LLP. She is a qualified solicitor and EU GDPR Data Protection Practitioner. Kate advises schools and MATs on a wide range of education and information law issues and her knowledge of both aspects and how they interrelate is particularly valued by her education clients.

Daljit Kaur
Associate, Browne Jacobson LLP

Daljit Kaur has recently joined Browne Jacobson as an associate within the education team following 11 years as an in-house solicitor for a County Council. She has an in-depth knowledge of education law and has advised numerous schools on a range of matters including Freedom of Information and Data Protection as well as presenting to School Business Managers.

Dai Durbridge
Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP

Dai is a Partner in the Education team at Browne Jacobson. Dai specialises in advising schools and academies on all pastoral education issues, including admissions, exclusions, parental complaints, use of force and searching pupils. A recognised safeguarding expert, he regularly supports schools on complex safeguarding issues including handling disclosures of abuse, managing allegations against staff and parental consent.