Elizabeth Denham - a profile of the GDPR supremo

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Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham

You may not have heard of her but information commissioner Elizabeth Denham is one of the most powerful women in the country. Henry Cazalet profiles the person overseeing the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation.

You may not necessarily have heard of Elizabeth Denham, but she is undoubtedly one of the most powerful women in the country. She holds the top job at the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) where, as Information Commissioner, she is responsible for overseeing the smooth implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on Friday. Since her appointment in July 2016, she has issued the ICO's largest fines, including a high-profile penalty of £400,000 to Carphone Warehouse for a breach of customer data and bank details. She has also been at ...

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