David Smith

Data Protection Officer at The DPO Centre Ltd

David holds a Graduate Diploma in Law, a M.A. from Oxford and with more than a decade’s experience in implementing and monitoring data protection compliance in the healthcare sector, including advising on the transition from the Data Protection Act 1998 to the GDPR, David has a wealth of knowledge and experience.

He has also worked on defining national policy for the NHS and has been responsible for implementing and maintaining the Data Security and Protection Toolkit in new and established organisations and is extremely familiar with all relevant NHS guidelines and frameworks.

My Sessions

UK Data Protection Index panel

The UK Data Protection Index is a quarterly online survey that is made up of a consistent panel of UK data protection officers who provide their evolving opinions on a range of topics that affect the privacy sector in the UK.

Join Rob Masson, CEO of the DPO Centre as the host for this panel that will be discussing the latest fascinating and enlightening results from the UK Data Protection Index.

  • David Smith, Data Protection Officer, The DPO Centre
  • Lawrence Kivlin, UK Data Protection Officer, Aegon
  • Ann Bevitt, Partner, Cooley (UK) LLP
  • Ben Pumphrey, Head Of Legal / Data Protection Officer · ‎Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust