Stephen is responsible for the ICO’s stances on technology applications and innovation initiatives. His work includes ensuring that the ICO is positioned to effectively regulate in the digital landscape. He fronts communications, public engagements and stakeholder engagement on the suite of technology focused opinions of the office.
Prior to this appointment, Stephen was a Big4 Partner with over 9 years of privacy and security consulting experience. Previously he was accountable exec for protecting the data privacy and security of 48M global customers of a universal bank. His team won the 2009 IAPP Privacy Innovation Award and he was inducted into the InfoSec Hall of Fame 2010 and ranked #1 Most Influential in Information Security by SC/ISC2 2010.