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Founding Members

The founding members of the CSA GDPR Center of Excellence contribute to the resources available on the center as well as serving as CoE Advisory Board Members. Learn more about the organizations CSA is partnering with on this initiative and get to know the people behind the Center of Excellence.

Founding Members

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CoE Advisory Board Member

Neil Thacker
CISO, EMEA and Data Protection Officer, Netskope

Neil holds 20+ years experience in the Information Security industry with 10 years of financial services experience in the insurance and banking arena. Neil is a member of the ENISA Threat Landscape stakeholder group where he contributes to the EU agency program alongside CERTs to position the threat landscape, offer mitigation advice and threat analysis innovation. Neil is also co-founder and board member of the Security Advisor Alliance, a not-for-profit organization formed to help security leaders in their role, engage and support interest in the infosec industry and offer advice and tools to move organizations towards improved risk and data-centric strategies.