Mark Thompson, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT, FIP

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IAPP

Chief Strategy Officer

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Mark is Chief Strategy Officer at International Association of Privacy Professionals. In this role, Mark has broad responsibility for strategy and executive oversight of operations for the IAPP in markets outside of the US and Canada.

Prior to joining the IAPP, Mark was the Global Lead for KPMG’s Privacy Advisory Practice, which specializes in providing privacy-related support to global clients and the UK Cyber Risk and Regulation Lead.

Mark has supported 100+ global organizations on their privacy journeys. This has ranged from small start-up-based organizations which needed pragmatic and flexible structures to support innovation and business growth to a large selection of global 100 organizations, processing hundreds of millions of customer records which operations across 80+ countries.

Mark has served on a range of industry and adviser committees and has regular interactions with privacy regulators and at the most senior levels of clients (e.g., Global Boards / NEDs) in relation to their Cyber and Privacy challenges.

Mark has direct experience in multiple sectors including, Retail, Telecommunications, Media, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Clinical Research, Biotechnology, Telecommunications, Media, Utilities, Government, Health Services, Manufacturing, Travel Services, Public Transport, Aviation and Financial Services.

Mark’s professional qualifications include, BA (Hons) Business Studies, MSc in Information Security, CIPP/E, CIPT, CIPM, Fellow of Information Privacy, Achieved Prince 2 Practitioner, TOGAF 8 Certified, ITIL Certified.

 

Contributions by Mark Thompson

  • Is It Magic? Can Privacy and AI Technology Truly Drive Efficiency?
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2023
  • Looking Back. Looking Forward. Global Privacy Trends in 2023
    Speaker at Virtual United Arab Emirates KnowledgeNet: 10 May 2023
  • Looking Back. Looking Forward. Global Privacy Trends in 2023
    Speaker at Virtual United Arab Emirates KnowledgeNet: 10 May 2023
  • ANZ Delegate Tour: Privacy developments in Australia and global trends for 2023
    Speaker at In-Person Sydney KnowledgeNet: 1 May 2023
  • ANZ Delegate Tour: Privacy developments in Australia and global trends for 2023
    Speaker at In-Person Sydney KnowledgeNet: 1 May 2023
  • The Future of Data Starts Today and Not Tomorrow
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022
  • The Future of Data Starts Today and Not Tomorrow
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022
  • The IAPP-EY 2022 Governance Survey is coming, and we need your help
    Westin Research Center
  • Privacy Risks in M&A
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • Deal or No Deal! Buying or Selling, Bargain or Costly Mistake
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2022
  • Member of Research Advisory Board 2022 - 2050
  • Fairy Tale to Worst Nightmare: Privacy Class-Action Lawsuits
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2020 - Cancelled
  • Cookies and Adtech Update 2020: CNIL, DPC, AEPD, CCPA, IAB TCF and More
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2020 - Cancelled
  • Data Subject Revolution: What’s Changed and What’s to Come
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
  • Here Comes the Audit! What Now?
    Moderator at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019