Steve Wood

Deputy Commissioner
Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Steve took up the position of Deputy Commissioner – Policy in June 2017. He is responsible for leading the work of the Policy Directorate, ensuring delivery of ICO strategic goals through stakeholder liaison, guidance, research, international activity and technology policy.

Prior to this appointment, Steve was Head of International Strategy and Intelligence, responsible for overseeing the ICO’s international strategy, the ICO’s intelligence hub and management of high profile cases.  During 2016 Steve was Acting Deputy Commissioner. 

Before joining the ICO Steve was a Senior Lecturer in Information Management at Liverpool John Moores University.