Ellis Parry started his career as a solicitor in private practice, before joining AstraZeneca pharmaceuticals in 2001 as a specialist IT lawyer. Parry became AstraZeneca's global privacy officer in 2005. He left AZ to join BP as its global lead for data privacy in December 2010. At BP, Parry is responsible for devising and implementing BP's global approach to personal information handling, including the maintenance of BP's binding corporate rules.
Parry has an MBA and was the founding chairperson of DataGuidance's Pharma Expert Panel. Most recently, he contributed several chapters to Sweet & Maxwell's publication Data Protection Law and Practice.
Contributions by Ellis Parry
- Member of European Advisory Board 2021 - 2022
Development of Data Ethics – What It Really Means and How to Identify It
Speaker at Virtual London KnowledgeNet: 19 November 2020
- Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2020 - Cancelled
Data Ethics: The Benefits of Going Beyond Legal Compliance
Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
Navigating BCRs through Uncertain Waters
Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2017
Employee Privacy: Running A Business While Respecting Rights
Speaker at London KnowledgeNet: 1 December 2016