Bilal is an information governance professional, with more than 9 years' experience in central and local government in and around London, NHS, regulatory bodies and the voluntary sector. 

Bilal was on the British Standards Institute Committee for the GDPR update to the the data protection standard, BS 10012:2017. He also delivers our BCS Practitioner Certificate in FOI. 

Bilal has also spoken on FOI at the 6th Conference of Scientific Archivists in Brazil; the PDP FOI Conference in London; the National Police Chiefs' Council FOI/DP conference; trainer for Understanding ModernGov, Civil Service College; TNA IMLG and numerous other conferences.