Daniel Cope

industry-leading expert , Financial Institute

Daniel Cope (Dan) is a renowned, industry-leading expert who frequently speaks at conferences, industry forums and Podcasts. Dan is one of the leading minds in Data Management with expertise across Data Privacy & Protection, Data Governance, Ethics, and Security along with bringing expertise in IT and emerging technology such as AI.

Dan is focused on the practical implementation of Data Protection law and ethical practice, and is passionate about data and noting the personal nature behind it. Ensuring ethical and lawful usage of data, along with challenging industry, Government, etc. around Data usage (NHS Digital, AI). Dan is also passionate about supporting the community and shares his thought leadership to strive to improve individual /personal accountability and understand of Personal Data being used in ethical, proportionate, lawful ways.

With a well-established educational, professional & voluntary background, Dan has a wide range of; Data Privacy, Information security, IT & legal qualifications, (CIPP-E, CIPP/M, CDPO, ISO27001-2, ITIL, BA (Hons) Law, Agile, Prince2, EPA Assessor, Bizz-Design Enterprise Architect, etc.) Dan has held several key senior leadership strategic & operational positions leading Data Management(Quality, Governance, Architecture, Analytics), compliance (Data Privacy, Protection, Governance, etc.), and IT (Change, Project Management, DRP, Cyber & Info Security & Risk), for global & national, internationally recognised B2C & B2B organisations across a wide range of sectors & industries (Finance, Logistics, Consultancy, and more). Dan also has over a decade of voluntary experience within leadership (trustee) & advising on compliance & ethics. These include; Data Privacy Advisor, Vice-President & Vice-Chairman of Prospect UK (London & South East), Committee member & prior Vice-Chairman of The British Computer Society (BCS) for Berkshire & Surrey, National Committee member for BCS Project Management, National Committee member for BCS Young professionals, along with prior roles such as Logistics Chairman Cancer research etc.

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