Elizabeth Denham CBE


Elizabeth brings significant experience spanning 15 years as a data protection regulator, notably as Information & Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia, and later as the UK Information Commissioner, for which she was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2019 Honours list for Protecting the Data of UK Citizens.

During her role as Information Commissioner for the UK, Elizabeth oversaw the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act (2018).

Elizabeth is committed to making digital technologies and data work for the benefit of society and has demonstrated a focus on the essential role data protection can play in innovation. Presently Elizabeth is an International Advisor to Baker McKenzie’s Data and Tech practice and serves on the Board of 5Rights - a non-profit advocating for children’s privacy and safety online.