Scott Sammons

Chair, IRMS

Scott is currently Chair of the Information and Records Management Society (IRMS). He joined the Executive Team of the IRMS in 2012 after winning the Society's New Professionals Award earlier that year. As the IRMS is a volunteer led organisation for a 'day job' Scott works as the Information Governance Strategy Lead for Essex County Council leading their GDPR implementation programme. Scott is experienced in various aspects of information law, information and records management and security and risk management. Scott also sits on the exam board for a Data Protection practitioner certificate within the UK. 

Session Details

Panel Discussion: Europe, Privacy & the New General Data Protection Regulations
4.05pm - 5.00pm

Join our panel of industry experts for a wide-ranging discussion on key information challenges emerging from the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in light of the UK’s impending exit from the EU. Get the inside track on the specific legal requirements and timescales of the GDPR, including the practicalities of the 'Right to be Forgotten', the 'Right to object to Automated Processing' and 'Privacy by Design', data portability vs data sharing, information governance, risk management and other commercial impacts that will affect all organisations operating in Europe.