Michael Murray



Head of Regulatory Strategy

Michael Murray is Head of Regulatory Policy at the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). In this role, Michael leads on policy development related to the Children’s code (formally known as the Age appropriate design code) and on children’s privacy engagement with online and digital services, regulators and civil society organisations in the UK and internationally. His team also leads on the development of age assurance policy at the ICO. Michael has extensive experience in the non-profit and government sectors working in senior roles in the legal advice, charity and grants sectors prior to joining the ICO.  


Contributions by Michael Murray

  • New Kids on the Block: Navigating the Newest Consumer Group in Privacy (Teens)
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023
  • Leading the Way with Children’s Data
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2023
  • Is Effective Age Verification the Gateway to Protecting Children’s Data?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022
  • Applying the Best Interests of the Child Principle in Practice
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022