Regional Manager (Wales), Information Commissioner’s Office - Wales
David joined the ICO in 2013 and is the manager of the ICO Wales office in Cardiff. He is responsible for the strategic operation of the ICO in Wales, including the provision of a helpline service for Welsh stakeholders, the strategic engagement with stakeholders in order to influence information rights practices in Wales, and the management of FOI/EIR complaints involving Welsh public authorities. David has a predominantly public sector background, working in IT before moving into a data protection and FOI officer role for a large local authority. He is very much on local ground at the Celtic Manor, hailing from nearby Caerleon and currently living in Newport.