October 23rd 2019 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Speakers

Maureen H Falconer

Regional Manager, Scotland, Information Commissioner’s Office

Maureen Falconer joined the ICO in 2007, and is currently Regional Manager for the ICO’s Scotland Office. Maureen works with a variety of organisations, providing awareness-raising events, advice and guidance in all things data protection. Maureen sits on various development/steering groups, providing advice and guidance at the early stages of various public sector initiatives.

As well as the day-to-day management of the office, Maureen’s external remit includes the NHS, Local Government, Education and Social Work.

Prior to joining the ICO, Maureen worked in the Scottish Parliament as parliamentary researcher for Dennis Canavan MSP until his retirement in 2007. Coming from an academic background, Maureen lectured and researched in public administration with specific interests in education and health.

Dr Ken Macdonald

Head of ICO Regions, Information Commissioner’s Office

Ken Macdonald, Head of ICO Regions, leads our Scotland and Northern Ireland offices. A graduate of Edinburgh (MA) and Aberdeen (PhD) universities, Ken joined the ICO in 2005 after a career in the higher education, private consultancy and local authority sectors.