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FOI Practitioner Certificate
Key Personnel
All our key personnel are experienced lawyers or information governance professionals who have been training and advising in this field for many years.
Ibrahim Hasan, Course Director, Solicitor and Director, Act Now
Ibrahim Hasan is a recognised expert on data protection, freedom of information and surveillance law. He writes for the Law Society Gazette as well as other professional journals and is an occasional guest lecturer on the University of Northumbria's LLM in Information Rights Law. Ibrahim was recently made an Honorary Fellow of the Information and Records Management Society.
Susan Wolf, Course Designer and Lead Tutor
Susan has over ten years experience teaching information rights practitioners on the LLM Information Rights Law & Practice at Northumbria University. She developed the Postgraduate Certificate in Data Protection Law & Information Governance at Northumbria University. She has also taught and presented workshops on the FOIA, the EIR, and access to EU information in Germany, the Czech Republic and throughout the UK.
Philip Jones, Course Tutor
Philip Jones has 32 years information management experience in public and private sector organisations both as a practitioner and at a senior management level. He is a history graduate and holds both a masters degree in information management and an MBA. His wide range of practical experience has involved working in the areas of information legislation, information security and electronic document and records management and most recently GDPR.
Lynn Wyeth, Course Tutor
Lynn Wyeth is the Head of the Information Governance function of a large unitary public authority and has over 10 years' experience as a practitioner. She holds a post graduate diploma in Information Rights and the CISMP certificate, and is an accredited HSCIPP privacy practitioner.
Frank Rankin, Course Tutor
Frank Rankin has over 20 years' experience as an information governance practitioner. He currently works in NHS Scotland and has previously implemented records management programmes and led on FOI and Data Protection compliance in central and local government organisations. A former chair of the NHS Scotland FOI forum and member of the Scottish Records Advisory Council, Frank has designed and delivered pragmatic training in FOI, Privacy and Records Management across a range of sectors.
Iain Harrison, Course Tutor
Iain brings 15 years of experience in delivering consultancy, advice and guidance in information law-related topics to a variety of public, private and voluntary organisations. In addition to his day-job, Iain continues to deliver training and consultancy on information law issues to a variety of public-sector, third sector and private clients. The GDPR, both planning for and implementation, is his main current focus, and he has recently worked with voluntary organisations, schools and the health sector to deliver training, consultancy and an occasional lifeline!
 
 
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