Neil Smith

Privacy and Data Management Consultant, Yorkshire Building Society

I am a passionate data protection and privacy professional with over 12 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors. I have been responsible for the development and implementation of GDPR frameworks in several organisations and in provide first line advice and consultancy on all things data protection.  



My Sessions

Employment in PrivSec in the Covid-19 Era

The pandemic has caused severe job losses in many industries across the globe. This panel discussion will look at the current job market in data privacy and security.

Twelve months on from the pandemic, we look at whether the pandemic increased opportunities for privacy or security professionals or whether there are less opportunities.

Host
  • Joe Tidy, Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News
Speakers
  • Neil Smith, Privacy and Data Management Consultant, Yorkshire Building Society
  • Eric Bedell, Chief Privacy Officer, Franklin Templeton