Karen Heaton

Special guest

Karen founded Data Protection 4 Business to provide practical guidance, consultancy services and training to help SME’s become and maintain compliance with the new EU General Data Protection Regulations and UK Data Protection Act, which came into force in May 2018. Services available include: outsourced DPO, EU Representative (for non EEA based companies), online training and technology solutions for Data Protection compliance.

With a background in Financial Services, Technology and regulatory changes, she has over 20 years of business, change management and systems implementation experience in the UK, Europe, Australasia and the Caribbean. Karen has been responsible for managing multi £m change and regulatory projects embedding new technology, data and operational processes into a variety of Banks, Wealth Managers and a diverse range of small - medium sized organisations.

Awarded a Distinction in her MBA, Karen is a Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). In addition, she is a member of the Data Protection Forum, Information & Records Management Society, the (UK) National Association of Data Protection Officers and the European Association of Data Protection Professionals. She holds certifications in: Programme Management (MSP) and Project Management (PMP & Prince2)

Karen has a keen interest in Privacy Tech, AI & GDPR and tech startups. She can be contacted on:

Karen Heaton has been a guest on 2 episodes.