Dean Armstrong QC
Dean Armstrong QC is one of the UK's leading authorities on cyber law. Co-author of the first comprehensive textbook on the subject - Cyber Security: Law and Practice - he has advised international banks, large financial institutions, blue chip companies and major players in the not for profit sector. He is expert in areas such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the impact of Brexit on data regulation, and how international firms should manage data across the world. Dean’s background in litigation positions him as one of the most prominent advisors in cyber litigation.
Richard graduated with a law degree from Cambridge University and has extensive senior management experience with blue chip organisations in the marketing services, not for profit and health sectors. He is an acknowledged innovator in the commercial applications of smart (digital) media in the charity, retail, leisure, transport, payments and technology markets. He has senior non-executive experience as Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of a large NHS Hospital Foundation Trust.
David is a former UK Police Officer holding many notable roles including Director of Intelligence, Head of Criminal Justice and NATO’s Chief Advisor to the Afghan domestic intelligence service on intelligence management and data security. David has joined the ELIAS Partnership as a Director to strengthen our consulting credentials. He is a qualified Data Protection Officer and Certified Information Security Manager. He has extensive management, consulting and implementation experience in privacy compliance across the UK, Denmark, Spain and Ireland.
David is also a Director of Facewatch Ltd who specialise in both facial recognition technology and lawful facial image data sharing.
Jill has a BSc from Eastern Illinois University and an MBA in Marketing from the University of St Thomas in Houston, Texas. Before moving to the UK in 2016, Jill spent over 25 years in management and customer service with American Airlines in Chicago, Dallas and Miami.