Kobus Saayman

Senior Solicitor and DPO, Reed Group of Companies (Recruitment Group)

I am a South African qualified solicitor as well as English qualified solicitor who started my legal career in Cape Town where I worked for 5 years as a criminal defence lawyer.

I have been based in London for the past 20 years and have worked as in-house solicitor for the Reed Group of Companies for the last 15years. I advise the Reed Group on a wide range of commercial matters.

Since October 2018, I have also taken over as DPO for all the Reed Group Companies in the UK as well as in the EU where I advise on all things data related.

My Sessions

Data Privacy Challenges in Recruitment

The data privacy challenges created by the enormous increase in remote working have been well documented – but the pressure to protect data is particularly acute for organisations that rely on large numbers of contract staff. This panel looks at privacy implications for contractors and their customers.