About Data Privacy Services
Data Privacy Services is an established data protection and information security consultancy.
Founded in 2017, Data Privacy Services is a leading provider of data protection and information security consultancy services.
Our highly skilled and experienced team provides a wide range of services including DPO as a service, GDPR compliance delivery, ISO27001 consultancy, CISO as a service and information / cyber security consultancy. We also provide support for managing data subject access requests (DSAR’s) and for managing data breaches. Our Team of consultants also source temporary workers and candidates for permanent vacancies in the data protection and information security sectors.
The team is based across the United Kingdom and now also in the European Union, where we provide both UK and EU data protection representation services.
Our Team of consultants
Data Privacy Services employs fully certified and experienced UK GDPR consultants. Our Data Protection Officers (DPO’s) are generally skilled in both data protection and information security.
Note – this is a key differentiator when looking for a service provider who can manage the protection of data within modern digitally driven organisations.
We also employee highly skilled and experienced information security and cyber security professionals that facilitate our CISO, ISO27001 and Security consultancy services.
We offer our clients a wide range of services and roles including:
- Data Protection Officer (DPO as a service)
- GDPR compliance consultant
- Information security manager (CISO as a service)
- Information security consultant
- ISO27001 implementation consultant
- ISO27001 internal auditor consultant
- ISO27001 training consultant
- DSAR consultant
- Incident management consultant
- Data breach forensics consultant
- Specialist temporary and permanent recruitment consultant
A team you can trust
All of our Information Security Professionals are ISO27001 accredited with years of experience working within the industry. Many of our Security Managers – CISO as a service are also certified (CISSP, CISM) with practical experience managing information and cyber security related activities. We will help you fully understand your company’s requirements and what steps need to be taken to reduce your risk of a damaging data breach.
Our team’s focus is on building solid relationships with our clients. This allows us to fully understand the business model and influence the approach taken to manage the privacy and security of personal data.
Our years of experience in digital information management, cyber security and privacy management enable us to quickly establish a practical UK GDPR compliance plan for our clients. This level of in-depth expertise is vital in delivering the ongoing assurance needed to meet the requirements of current data protection legislation.
CEO - Data Protection Officer and Senior Information Security Consultant
George founded the business with his wife and Co-Director in 2017.
He has spent many years in senior roles within the information management sector. During this time he worked for large consultancies (e.g. Microsoft and Accenture) across many deferent business sectors in the UK, Europe and the United States.
The establishment of Data Privacy Services in 2017 resulted from his ongoing interest in data protection and a desire to ensure that data integrity, confidentiality and availability is at the heart of the way that organisations manage our data.
George is a highly qualified individual with over thirty years of consultancy experience. His core role of CEO is to manage and drive the business forward but he still retains a hands-on role working with clients on a day to day basis.
He has recently focused on the information and cyber security side of the business, with an aim to expand these services to bridge the current resourcing challenges faced by our customers.
CFO - Senior Data Protection Officer and Information Security Consultant
Hayley is the CFO with over 10 years of experience in information services.
She is the co-founder of the business and has worked with her husband George to grow the brand and develop the range of services that are now available.
Hayley has spent many years working with large organisations (e.g. Allianz) in their data protection and information security programmes. More recently, she has taken a lead role with the expansion of our DPO services and now heads up this specific area of the business.
Values that lead us
Compliance is king
Our starting point is always focussed on compliance and how to pragmatically achieve this.
It’s a digital age
We understand how modern digital organisations operate and how this impacts data management.
Our approach is based upon pragmatism and applying common sense to compliance with legislation.
Value for money
It’s vital to provide value for money, our clients need to appreciate our efforts and recommend our services.
Where can you find us?
We currently have offices in the United Kingdom and Cyprus (within the European Union- EU). This enables us to provide services for both UK and EU based organisations with local representation as per the requirements under the UK GDPR and GDPR.