• Business Consultancy
  • Cyber Essentials
  • Cyber & Crime Insurance
  • Data Analytics
  • data breaches
  • GDPR Assistance
  • GDPR Audits
  • GDPR Help
  • Data Analysis


30 years experience in IT, Business and Data Analysis, GDPR, Cyber Security, Information Governance and compliance. 

I have managed large Information departments and specialised in Information Management and Governance including; Information Risk Assessment, Cyber Security, Data Protection, BI, Data Warehouse, Data Flow Mapping of Information Assets, GDPR readiness, undertaking audits, training, planning and Records Management Consultancy. I have managed BI, Data Warehouse, Systems Development, Information Governance and Analytics teams. I have also produced Information Strategies within the NHS and private health sectors. I have managed scores of GDPR compliance projects.

I have more than 25 years project and staff management and experience, up to Managing Director level, managing large business change and transformation as well as highly technical IT ones with budgets over £50 million and User populations of more than 4,000 (both COTS and in-house developed) and using Waterfall, Agile, DSDM and PRINCE2 methodologies. I have implemented ISO 9001, 15489 and 27001 quality systems as well as Cyber Essentials.

I also specialise in producing Business Cases and setting up and managing PMOs and mentoring staff.

I have provided consultancy to major financial Services, utilities, retail, environmental companies and the public sector including SMEs in the UK, China and USA.



  • Hayes Associates Limited

    Managing Director
    - Current
    Hayes Associates Limited


Fellow of the British Computer Society

Chartered IT Practitioner

Certified Information Privacy Manager

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe

Fellow of Information Privacy

PRINCE 2 Practitioner

Certificate in Information Governance in Health & Social Care

Qualified Member of Association for Project Management

Part-Qualified Accountant



Interests and Hobbies

Chinese culture and metaphysics


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