Dyann Heward-Mills, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM


Heward Mills


Before founding HewardMills, Dyann was a Partner at Baker McKenzie leading the Data Protection and Cyber Security practice group in London. She advised on a range of information law matters including employee investigations, data subject requests, data breach management. 

Dyann’s career includes Senior Privacy Counsel for GE Capital, providing global support and advice on privacy and data protection matters and at Linklaters where as the senior privacy and communications lawyer, she had global responsibility for data protection compliance. Advising on all areas of data protection law and compliance, Dyann is particular known in the data protection arena for taking clients through the complexities and onerous process of Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs). 

She is a leading authority within the media, frequently giving technical advice at panel discussions,conferences and on the radio. She has published several articles and regularly appears as a guest lecturer.


Contributions by Dyann Heward-Mills

  • 'Global Privacy Strategy' Doesn't Mean 'Cut and Paste'
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
  • How to Operationalise, Measure and Track Data Protection Compliance
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2016