Daniel Selman

Acting Data Protection Officer, Informa

Following a degree in Politics Daniel trained as a librarian and worked in academic and media libraries before joining the MOD. After managing a number of internet and intranet projects he moved, in 2008, into the world of Information Assurance / Data Protection jointly leading a new team set up to implement the recommendations from the Data Handling Review and Burton Report. He developed a particular focus on incident management, policy formation and industry engagement and extended all of these into the emerging cyber threats. Two years as Chief of Staff to the Defence CIO followed before a final role in MOD leading the cyber industry and information security policy team. In November 2016 he joined Direct Line Group as Head of Data Protection and Privacy where he shaped the emerging GDPR Programme as well as leading the team delivering day-to-day data protection, privacy and information management before joining Informa as Acting Group Data Protection Officer.

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