Today on The GDPR Series podcast, we talk generally about life as a DPO and a few of the challenges that can arise, particularly independence and having to give the medicine when it’s needed!  Our guest today values relationships and lives his motto – your partner for compliance.  Need a DPO or thinking about becoming one?  Listen to find out more.

Our guest today is Stuart Anderson the multifaceted and talented man behind XpertDPO!  Stuart shares some real life experience around getting to know clients intimately, giving difficult advice and dealing with data subjects exercising rights.  We discuss how an expert can save you time and money especially when dealing with subject access requests.  Stuart has been instrumental in putting together and delivering Ireland’s first QQI accredited data protection course.  We take on board his advice to keep the training budget in as a line item – upskilling and keeping current is so important!  Stuart’s services cover data protection (GDPR) and cyber security and he offers practical, tailor-made solutions for your organisation.

If you need a DPO, EU Rep or some consulting or an audit done, give Stuart a call or drop him an email!

Tel: +353(0)16788997

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Philipa Jane Farley
Written By Philipa Jane Farley

Philipa is the lead consultant and auditor at ProPrivacy.  With clients as far afield as Canada, South Africa, Kenya, Germany, Spain and other such exotic locations, besides Cork and elsewhere in Ireland, Philipa enjoys a broad view of the state of data protection, privacy and cyber security worldwide.  Philipa’s passion is manageable data compliance for SMEs.

Philipa is a qualified teacher besides holding a computer science (Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence Programming) and electronic and intellectual property law (LLB) qualified. She is trained in constitutional (fundamental) rights litigation and enjoys a good debate.

Philipa has over twenty years of experience working in different sized organisations and sectors on operational, governance, risk management and compliance matters. She is an analytical and focused person that enjoys a challenge in the workplace. She loves technology, systems and people and has a passion for showing people how technology can make life easier and better. She understands that the world is driven by data today but privacy is paramount. Responsibly developed AI excites Philipa for the future.