Simon McDougall, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT

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Promontory

Managing Director and Lead, Privacy and Data Protection Practice

Simon McDougall is a Managing Director in Promontory's London office, and leads Promontory's global privacy and data protection practice. He is a Chartered Accountant and until 2010, led Deloitte's UK Privacy & Data Protection and Payments Regulation teams. He specialises in privacy and data protection, information governance and regulatory investigations.

Simon has lead engagements with some of the world's largest financial institutions, technology firms, retailers and life sciences firms. He has developed rationalised privacy risk management models, built enterprise-wide privacy programs and managed in-depth data protection audits. He spent six months seconded as the Head of Privacy and Records Management for the retail half of a large international bank.

Simon has served on a range of industry and advisor groups, including the UK Data Protection Forum executive, the BSI Data Protection Editorial Board, the DataGuidance Panel of Experts, the President of the Law Society's Surveillance Working Group, the DMA's Cookies Law Working Group, and Lord Prescott's Working Group for the Leveson Inquiry.

 

Contributions by Simon McDougall

  • The Future of ‘Privacy as the New Normal’: What Will It Look Like?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • Privacy in APAC: Views from Privacy Professionals
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • Big Ideas & Buzzwords—What Does Data Ethics Mean for the Privacy Professional?
    Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • The Only Thing That's Changed Is Everything: Did Snowden Make a Difference?
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2016
  • The Great Big Idea You Need to Know
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2016
  • Mission Impossible: Complying with Banking Secrecy, Privacy and AML Obligations
    Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • Only the Young: Young People's Attitudes Toward Data Privacy?Straight from the Source
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2015
  • EU and US Data Sharing- Can Tensions Be Resolved?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2014
  • Make Sure You?re at the Table?Managing Privacy in Rapidly Changing and Agile Environments
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2014
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive 2012
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive 2013
  • Speaker at Privacy Academy 2013