Ralph has spent nearly two decades working at the intersection of privacy, security and risk management. He believes good information governance adds business value to achieve business objectives and return on investment. His key passion is in using his knowledge of privacy laws and information governance standards to help businesses develop and grow, engaging stakeholders, and delivering complex projects within the information governance sphere. He is an experienced speaker and thought leader, speaking at IAPP, NADPO, IRMS, BCS, Data Protection Forum and other conferences and has strong Information Security training and consultancy background, specialising in ISO/IEC 27001.Ralph is a trusted advisor on Global Privacy and Security compliance, practices and management.
Debbie is a passionate and motivated information governance professional with more than 34 years’ experience in the Public Sector.She has extensive experience and qualified knowledge of information governance legislation including the Data Protection Act, Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulations, Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIPA) Act 2000 and not forgetting GDPR.A qualified FE/HE lecturer and a trainer, Debbie has delivered IT and IG training courses to a wide range of organisations and believes that you can’t beat practical training and discussions to support learning.
Emily is a highly focused PRINCE2 certified and Information and Records Management Society accredited professional with extensive public sector records management experience and clients within the private sector. Emily is a key influencer, negotiator and filled with enthusiasm for what at times can be considered a dull subject(!) – with these skills Emily is able to portray the importance of compliance to senior staff and boards and undertake large projects to change an organisation’s approach to records management, delivering within budget and on time. Emily is keen to provide knowledge and advice surrounding solutions to either pre-existing records management problems or setting up systems to get the best out of a systems functionality.
Reynold Leming is an experienced information governance professional who has worked within the document and records management industry since 1995.
He has acted as lead consultant on numerous information management projects within the private, public and voluntary sectors, combining his experience with excellent written and verbal communications skills. He has also developed and delivered a range of training courses and frequently speaks on Information and Records Management at conferences and various industry forums.
Reynold has particular skills in developing Information and Records Management policies, procedures and processes for both physical and electronic records. He also has wide knowledge of the Electronic Document and Records Management (EDRM) / Enterprise Content Management (ECM) technology and its specification, procurement and implementation.
Reynold sits on the Executive and is Vice Chair of the UK and Ireland Information and Records Management Society.
Thom is a strategic Information security Consultancy that focuses on Virtual CISO, strategic business alignment and public speaking/advocacy for hire.
As Chief Information Security Officer of Publicis Groupe, Thom was responsible for all aspects of information security risk and compliance as well as managing the Groupe Information Security Programme. Additionally, the role was responsible for business continuity capabilities across the Groupe’s global operations.
Having successfully built security and IT programmes from the ground up Thom brings an often opinionated and forward-thinking view of security risk, both in assessments and management, but is able to do so with humour and pragmatism (mostly).
An international public speaker and award winning security blogger, Thom contributes to a number of industry blogs and publications. Thom is also the sole founder of Host Unknown, a loose collective of three infosec luminaries combined to make security education and infotainment films.
Graham Snow has jokingly taken to calling himself an Information Shepherd. With a diverse career in Information Management Consultancy, Data Architecture, and as a former local authority Records Manager, it’s easy to see why he’s trying to keep it light. Graham started his career in IT, building systems and training users. It’s here that he developed a passion for communicating technical and specialist ideas in an accessible and fun way. He loves to teach and engage people in subjects they may never before have found exciting. This carries over into his passion for regularly presenting at conferences and events, and to teaching coding to kids of all ages. He has extensive experience delivering Records Management projects and strategy to central government, local government, NGOs and the police, before finding a home in the higher education sector at the University of Hertfordshire. Graham has 15 years of experience in EDRM systems (including OpenText, TRIM and SharePoint), and in helping organisations to move Records Management forwards in practical ways, especially under difficult circumstances. He specialises in developing Information Asset Registers and Retention Schedules, as well as scanning and digitisation projects.