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Iain Harrison

Information Governance and Risk Manager
Leicester City Council (Confirmed)

Ian is a champion for Information Governance (Data Protection, Freedom of Information, Environmental Information Regulations, Reuse, Open Data, Information Security Management and Records Management). He has extensive experience working across local government and partner organizations to meet their technical and information needs and ensure data is utilised at best. Ian has extensive experience in working across different councils, having previously worked at Wolverhampton City Council, Coventry and Leicester City Councils.

  • 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