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Jon Baines

Chair; Data Protection Advisor
National Association for Data Protection Officers; Mishcon de Reya LLP (Confirmed)

Jon Baines is the former Data Protection Officer for Network Rail, the company which owns, operates and develops Britain’s railway. He currently is an adviser for Mishcon de Reya LLP on data protection issues. Jon also Chair's NADPO, the National Association of Data Protection and Freedom of Information Officers. Jon has a passion for information rights, and regularly talks, writes and comments on data protection and FOI issues.

  • Appreciating the legal obligations of employers and individual rights surrounding access to information under the GDPR
  • Outlining how to effectively manage your employees’ data responsibly
  • Understanding the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO), according to GDPR regulation
  • Examining key responsibilities for DPOs: reporting data breaches and GDPR enforcement
  • Considering recruitment and workforce challenges to fill any gaps ahead of May 2018
  • Creating an effective reporting structure; ensuring all data breaches are reported to the DPO immediately to facilitate an effective and adequate response