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  • CIPP/E
  • Data Protection
  • Privacy
  • Open Source Software

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About Me

Freelance & Entrepreneur in IT since 2002. Lawyer (not licensed attorney/solicitor!) trained in the common law (England & Wales and U.S.) specializing in Data Protection & Privacy laws (including the EU GDPR). Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe (CIPP/E) from IAPP.

I spent the first part of my career as an IT expert in open source technologies, working for a wide variety of clients in the financial sector, telcos, and the public sector.

Always open to consider new opportunities, either in Europe (physically) or worldwide (remote / home office).

More details available in Experience and Education sections of this online resume and on my LinkedIn profile.

Experience

System Infrastructure & Database Engineering Transition Manager

Euronext
January 2017 to September 2017
Responsibilities completed
  • Ad-interim management of 10 engineers (systems, virtualization, storage, backup, DBAs)
  • HR management, recruitment (screening and interviews)
  • Interaction and negotiation with suppliers (vendors, manufacturers, service providers)
  • Resource management for requests from other teams, PMOs, product owners, and business managers
  • Major transition to IaaS/DevOps model (industrialization and Agile provisioning)
  • Multicultural environment (collaboration with teams in Northern Ireland and Portugal)
  • Highly critical, highly available environment, including low latency trading components
  • Technical environment: RHEL 5/6/7; Ansible; Satellite 6; HP 3PAR; EMC DataDomain