Kathy Fleming is data protection officer/compliance manager for The Lead Agency, a fast-growing customer acquisition company headquartered in Liverpool.

Following 20 years with Barclays Bank, she started her data protection career in a North West local authority, where she was a member of the iNetwork Leadership Group for Effective Information Sharing & Security.

In the last 13 years, Kathy has been responsible for information governance in both public and private sector organisations, including roles at Your Housing Group and Betfred.

She is one of the founding members of the North-West Data Protection Networking Group.