Vicki Gavin

Data Protection Officer and Head of Information Security
The Northview Group

Vicki Gavin is recognized as an expert in information security. She won Woman of the Year at the Cyber Security Awards in 2015 and Security Serious Unsung Hero Awards, Marathon (Wo)man, 2016. She has been an invited speaker at an array of industry conferences including Info Crime Summit, InfoSec Europe and Enterprise IT Security Conference and is Chairperson of the Women's Security Society Board (2016 - Present). Currently she is Data Protection Officer and Head of Information Security at the Northview Group responsible for managing both privacy and security risk.  She joined from The Economist Group where she was Compliance Director, Head of Business Continuity, Information Security and Data Privacy, where she established the firm’s cyber security and compliance programmes. Prior to this she was Head of Business Continuity and Business Risk at Barclaycard, Head of Recovery Planning & Crisis Management at Barclays Bank, and held various positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein after emigrating from Canada. Vicki is MBCI and CRISC Certified, holds a BSc in Physics and a Diploma in Teaching Adults.