Ellis Parry



Data Ethics Adviser

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