After two decades of work at the forefront of the privacy sector, I have built my career around making the intricacies of Privacy & Security risk management understandable. I enjoy passing on my passion for privacy by translating often complicated legal concepts into sustainable business processes.
You'll receive the services of an experienced consultant, speaker, trainer, auditor, negotiator and project manager. I use my knowledge of data protection laws and information governance standards to help businesses develop and grow, engage their stakeholders, and to deliver real value to my clients.
Ralph is a trusted advisor on Global Privacy and Security compliance, practices and management. He believes good information governance adds business value to achieve business objectives and return on investment. His role includes acting as a senior level "translator" between IT, business and compliance professionals, thought leadership, business development, partnerships and product development. His experience includes strategic GDPR adoption programmes, advisory services and assurance delivery in global multinational environments.
Prior to that, he has been an experienced Product and Services business development lead, Principal Consultant and Manager, delivering training, consultancy and audit of data protection, business continuity and information security - Management of consultancy and audit teams across multiple topics, responding to tenders and delivering solutions proposals. He is a BSi lead assessor and BCS/ISEB lead tutor in information security management.
He has worked in a wide variety of industry sectors including the with a focus on Defense, Public Sector, Pharma and Financial Services, representing both multinational corporations and boutique specialist consultancies.
He continues to be a hands-on practitioner, combining business level consultancy with training and technical experience. He has implemented the ISO 27002 code of practice and has repeatedly both assessed and implemented ISO/IEC 27001, BS 10012-2, ISO 9001 and BS25999-2 standards through to certification. He was responsible for the first global joint 27001/25999 management system to be certified.
With a focus upon business processes and the protection of information, and an ethos of management assurance, risk management and knowledge transfer he continues to ensure effective protection of assets appropriate to the business needs of the client.