Adrian is presently Equifax UK’s Group Data Protection Officer where he is responsible for developing its privacy capability and function. Prior to Equifax, Adrian was Head of Information Security at Catalyst where he scratch built its security and privacy functions. Adrian has more than 15 years of privacy and information security experience gained through a variety of roles across different industry sectors. He adopts a pragmatic approach to privacy and security and strongly believes it to be a business enabler. Adrian also led a security awareness programme which won the 2018 Peer Award for Excellence in Information Security – Security Training Category.
Adrian holds a Ph.D. in Information Security from Royal Holloway and has contributed to the development of international security standards. He is regularly invited to speak at data protection and security conferences.