Carly Thurgood

Carly Thurgood

United Kingdom, London
Data Protection Specialist at Institution of Engineering and Technology
Profession: Privacy Officer
Industry: Data Privacy, Compliance


Data Privacy Specialist at the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK. With a comprehensive background in data protection, GDPR compliance, legal policy writing, and cyber security management. Obtained a Masters in Internet Law from University of Strathclyde. Passionate about technology and data, with a focus on privacy and data protection. Created a blog (Cyber Secrets) where I research write about topics surrounding privacy online, and emerging online trends.




Media LawData Protection LegislationCompany LawCompliance Programmes


Institution of Engineering and Technology

Data Protection Specialist at Institution of Engineering and Technology

November 2020 - Present • Stevenage, UK

Supporting the provision of all data protection, privacy advice and guidance to ensure the IET continues to meet national and international legislation, regulations and best practices.

Gravity Media Group

Cyber Security Project Manager at Gravity Media Group

2 years • November 2018 - November 2020 • Watford, UK

Cyber Security Project Manager for a world-renowned supplier of broadcast equipment, production facilities and project management support for large scale live and near live events. Managing data protection and cyber security projects around the business.


University of Strathclyde

Master of Laws (LL.M.) Internet Law and Policy Focusing on Internet Law, Cyberlaw, and Data Protection.

University of the West of England (UWE)

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Law

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