>Pat Walsche
Pat Walsche
Director @ Privacy Matters

A senior data protection and privacy professional with global knowledge and experience. Over 20 years experience of providing strategic and pragmatic advice in the UK, European Union and other regions.

Represented the telecommunications industry to policy makers, governments and standards bodies on issues such as EU and other national data protection and privacy regulation; the retention of communications data; mandatory registration of SIM cards; mobile application privacy; interception of communications; law enforcement access to communications data. Implemented compliance programmes in various organisations.

Established an industry working group to address key mobile privacy challenges. Key author of mobile industry privacy principles, mobile app privacy design guidelines and associated accountability framework.

On the Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum and the International Advisory Board of the Adaptive Security and Privacy (ASAP) research programme http://www9.open.ac.uk/ASAP/

Data Protection and privacy in the UK, Europe and globally

Interception of Communications law and practice
Telecommunications data retention law and practice
Mobile application privacy
Law Enforcement access to communications data