Managing Director, Group 5 Training Limited
Alan Shipman is Managing Director and Principal Consultant for Group 5 Training Limited, a leading independent consortium of technical experts and consultants providing practical guidance on the implementation of Information Management Systems.
Alan chairs the BSI Identity Management and Privacy Technologies sub-committee, which is part of the Information Security committee. This sub-committee is responsible for developing the UK view ona number of ISO/IEC and CEN projects dealing with identity and privacy matters. This includes the development of an extension to ISO 27001 to include the protection and management of personal information on a world-wide platform. Alan acted as editor for the British Standard (BS 10012:2014) which is a specification for a management system which enables organisations to demonstrate compliance with data protection legislation, including the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).