Louise Byers

Head of Risk and Governance, ICO

Louise Byers is the Head of Risk and Governance at the ICO, and the designated Data Protection Officer. She has a wide range of responsibilities including running the Commissioner’s Private Office, the ICO’s GDPR implementation programme and leading the Records and Information Management team including delivering the ICO’s own preparations for GDPR compliance. Previously, Louise was the ICO’s Head of Good Practice, responsible for the delivery of a programme of audits and advisory work aimed at educating and assisting organisations to meet their data protection obligations.


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