Global Privacy Director
Ernst & Young Global
Geraldine Henbest took up her current position as global privacy director for Ernst & Young in July 2004. As the first person in the global position, Henbest was responsible for the creation and implementation of Ernst & Young’s global compliance programme, which included setting up the global privacy community to ensure that on-going compliance is maintained throughout the local Ernst & Young practices.
Henbest has served as co-chair of the IAPP London KnowledgeNet, and she is a member of the IAPP European Advisory Board and current chair of the UK Data Protection Finance Group (DPFG). Previously, she held the position of deputy chair of the European Privacy Officers Network.