Ben Westwood

Compliance Director, IHS Markit

Ben is the Director of Regulatory Compliance at IHS Markit. At IHS Markit, Ben is responsible for the company’s regulatory compliance frameworks, focusing on management of policies, processes, education, and supervision of regulatory programs, such as BMR, MAR, GDPR and CCPA.

Prior to joining IHS Markit, Ben was the UK Data Protection Officer (DPO) for eBay UK, which included responsibility for Gumtree.com and StubHub UK. Before eBay, Ben held DPO roles at several UK financial services organisations, such as Domestic & General, Vitality health, and Legal & General.


My Sessions
June 23, 2021 8:00 AM
How To Embed a Culture of Privacy Across Your Workforce; Listen to the Experts

A landmark employee survey, developed by Privacy Culture, seeks to understand employee attitudes, knowledge and behaviour towards data privacy and protection. In this session you can hear the latest results from the research and debate about current data protection workforce sentiments.

Speakers include:

  • Steve Wright, Partner, Privacy Culture    
  • Vivienne Artz, Chief Privacy Officer, London Stock Exchange
  • Ben Westwood, Compliance Director, Standard and Poor (formally IHS Markit)
  • Sue Taylor, Group Data Protection Officer, Provident Financial Group
  • More to be announced
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