Ardi Kolah LLM is Executive Fellow and Director of the GDPR Programme at Henley Business School and founder of GO DPO®. Former senior manager at Accenture, he’s recognised as one of the leading data protection practitioners in Europe and founder/Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Data Protection and Privacy. He has Cabinet Office and Ministerial-level consultancy experience and is in demand as a keynote speaker speak around the world on GDPR, having spoken and chaired 40 conferences in 2017! He became the first privacy consultant to get a global company to achieve BS 10012:2017 in the UK (March 2018) and he consults for a number of multi-national clients in financial services, banking, automotive, technology and infrastructure sectors and his latest book, GDPR Handbook: How to Implement the General Data Protection Regulation is published globally in June 2018 by Kogan Page. He also presents a special 60-minutes on-line interactive training video on GDPR and recently completed a 10-minute animation on GDPR. A Fellow of several institutes, Ardi is an advisor and examiner for the British Computer Society professional certificates in data protection and is Master of Laws, King’s College London and an elected member of BAFTA. He delivered a special GDPR Workshop for the Clerks of Livery Companies in February 2018 and was a judge of the inaugural ICO DPO Award to recognise those practitioners who go above and beyond when it comes to data protection. In October 2017, he entered the BAME100 List.