Assured Clarity, the Risk Management and Data Protection company, today announced that its Managing Director, Carolyn Harrison, has been appointed the GDPR Ambassador to the Advisory Council of the recently launched Global Cyber Academy. Carolyn will use her extensive experience to advise on issues relating to the new EU regulation and wider data protection and privacy issues.

Launched at the Houses of Parliament in June, the London-based Global Cyber Academy is the world’s first dedicated cyber security academy for business communities. It offers diploma qualifications through courses including Global Security Management, Crisis Management and Identifying & Mitigating the Effects of Terrorism.

The Global Cyber Academy Advisory Council is an international collective of some of the most experienced cyber security and business resilience practitioners and policy-makers. CEO of the Global Cyber Academy, Richard Bingley comments: “Carolyn’s practical experience and expertise, coupled with her infectious positivity regarding the benefits organisations can derive from having the right cyber resilience, data protection and privacy, makes her the ideal GDPR Ambassador for the Global Cyber Academy.”

Carolyn Harrison comments on joining the Advisory Council: “Assured Clarity has helped many small businesses, trade bodies and other large organisations to not only to chart a course to GDPR compliance, but also reap the rewards of doing so. Assured Clarity want to raise awareness through educating and that’s why this is such a good fit, as the demand for better skills within organisations can be met by the wide ranges of on-line courses that Global Cyber Academy.”