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Meet the team

Brenda Waterman – Information Governance Manager and Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Brenda takes a University wide lead on all aspects of Information Governance and is the Data Protection Officer for the University of Exeter.  She is responsible for developing policy and processes to support information security (working closely with IT who lead on cyber security) and best practice and to ensure compliance with relevant legislation.

Dan Bristow – Information Governance Privacy Officer

The Privacy Officer’s focus is on compliance with data protection legislation including the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018. They are responsible for managing and processing queries and requests for information under Data Protection Rights (such as Subject Access Requests), as well as providing training in these laws.

Rick Cockram – Information Governance Records Officer

The Records Officer’s focus is on the University's records management practices including, the development of the University’s Information Asset Register, Article 30 compliance, data retention and physical file storage as well as maintaining the Modern Records Centre (MRC). They also have responsibility for the University’s Freedom of Information Act (FOI) and Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) processes.

Jude Lewis – Information Governance Officer

The Information Governance Officer is responsible for the day to day management of the IG Office mailboxes and provides administrative support for the IG Team and the DPO. They support the Records Officer in the day to day running of the FOI and EIR processes and the Privacy Officer in the SAR process.