Data Protection Officer
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Rhiannon is an experienced Information Governance Manager and Data Protection Officer, as of November at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust after moving from the University of Exeter and prior to that at Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service. Rhiannon has worked in IG for almost 7 years after moving from using data in a variety of analyst roles in both the public and private sector.
Rhiannon is passionate about her work and can see the benefits of the GDPR, making mandatory what was already required in the DPA 1998 and ensuring businesses take this seriously. She has been involved in getting the fire service connected to the Public Service Network, implementing GDPR and the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit at the university as well as dealing with freedom of information requests, data breaches, subject access requests and Data Protection Impact Assessments. Rhiannon is an active member of the Devon Information Security Partnership, working regionally to share best practice and am looking forward to new challenges as she moves across into her role within the NHS.