Polly Ralph

Director, Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance Services

Polly is a Director and member of the leadership team in in PwC’s UK Data Protection Strategy, Law and Compliance practice. She is a Barrister & Solicitor (High Court of New Zealand), and works with some of the world’s largest organisations on data protection and privacy matters, across a broad range of topics including GDPR implementation, ePrivacy,  marketing, outsourcing, technology and international transfer issues.


She has worked exclusively in data protection/privacy since 2004, having started her career at the NZ Privacy Commission. Since then, she has worked as data privacy counsel and DPO in industries as diverse as the BBC, law enforcement, and insurance.

Polly is ISEB accredited in data protection, and holds  the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ CIPP/E and CIPPM certifications.