The DPO Centre, has announced the appointment of its first non-executive board of directors following another impressive period of growth over the past 12 months.
With privacy and data protection becoming evermore significant business areas, partly linked to Covid-19 and Brexit, the DPO Centre is set to continue to build on the 73 per cent growth it saw in the 19/20 financial year, which includes the Covid period.
Rob Masson, CEO, The DPO Centre said “Our new board of non-executive Directors has extensive experience in leading fast-growth businesses across different sectors. Their experience and knowledge will ensure the DPO Centre continues to innovate and remain a leader in our field, especially as we continue to scale the business and accelerate our expansion plans.”
The new DPO Centre non-exec Board includes:
Peter Basford, 33 years in senior roles within financial services
Mark Ledger, 16 years as a portfolio finance director
Kym Hudson, over 30 years within risk, transformational change and operations management
Andrew Dahl, MBA and Chartered Engineer, recognised as one of the British Venture Capital Association’s top entrepreneurs
Rob Masson, CEO, The DPO Centre
Lenitha Bishop, Head of Data Protection Officers, The DPO Centre
Further details on each board member and our wider team of privacy professionals can be found on our Team page.
Rob Masson continues “Data protection is one of the fastest growing areas of business in the UK and Covid-19 has placed it firmly at the top of the agenda for most organisations. It is vital organisations understand their exposure to data and privacy risk as it impacts every part of their business from employees, to clients, partners and wider stakeholders.”