The Data Privacy Advisory Service was started by Nigel Gooding in March 2017. Nigel has worked in many different private, and public sector organisations as a consultant, specialising in data protection for the majority of his career. The company was grown out of his passion to protect data and his pragmatic view around how to do this.


Nigel, who wrote the UK's first CPD Accredited DPO Training Course. Nigel who has been DPO for South Western Ambulance and Macmillan Cancer support as well as managing a shift as an Health Care Assistant in local Emergency Department.  Nigel has also worked for 2 regulators and was the Chief Operating Officer for NHS Direct and in his spare time is writing his Masters in Information Rights Law and Practice dissertation to add to his Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate.



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