Our People

Jacqueline Gazey

Senior Partner

Senior Partner in the Privacy Partnership and co-founder of Smart Privacy.

Experienced advisor in compliance with international data privacy and UK access laws with over 15 successful years in this field.
Clients include organizations in the sectors such as the Financial Services, Utilities, Management and Professional Consulting, Public Sector, Media, Retail, Defence and Cyber Defence and SME businesses.

Specialties: Specialty areas of expertise include European and international data protection legislation and the UK freedom of information legislation.
Approved trainer for the BCS Accreditation data protection & Freedom of Information examination and holds qualifications in both subjects.

Raphaelle Conyard

Senior Privacy Consultant

Raphaelle began her career in Privacy at Masons (now Pinsent Masons) as a paralegal in 2000. After a spell at HBOS, Raphaelle joined Centrica in 2003 as Senior DPO responsible for corporate centre. Raphaelle’s focus shifted to British Gas customer data privacy compliance in 2008 and was made Head of Privacy in 2012 and qualifying shortly after as a solicitor in 2014.


Now working as a Privacy Consultant for The Privacy Partnership,

Raphaelle has experience running privacy compliance programmes, advising on large commercial deals and shaping customer and employee CRM solutions.

Nicola Mckilligan-Regan

Senior Partner

Senior Partner at Privacy Partnership and CEO Founder of SmartPrivacy. Advisor on all aspects of data privacy law including the GDPR, cyberethics and dataethics. Human Rights and Data Privacy Law specialist with over 20 years experience with multinationals and with the Information Commissioner's Office. Clients include organizations in the following sectors: Retail, Media and Communications, Defence and Cyber-intelligence, Financial Services, Social Media, Utilities, Management Consulting, Professional Services, Central and Local Government, technology and Software Companies, Transport and Standards organizations.

Areas of expertise include GDPR, International data protection and privacy legislation and standards, privacy technology, UK freedom of information legislation and Cyberethics.
Nicola is the author of a number of guides on data protection, privacy and freedom of information.

Shelley Malhotra

Lead Auditor and Senior Privacy Consultant

Shelley has over 20 years’ experience working as a data privacy consultant specialising in UK and European data privacy laws. Her current focus is preparing clients for GDPR implementation in time for May 2018.   Shelley was part of the team working on the original project to produce the Information Commissioner’s audit manual, and has comprehensive experience conducting data protection gap analyses and audits.


Global and UK projects that Shelley has worked on include for organisations such as Accenture, Motorola, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner’s Office, Channel 4, Fremantle Media, Global, Schering-Plough, Dealogic, Thomson Reuters, Nationwide, the House of Commons, OFGEM, The Pensions Regulator, OFT, Connexions and the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Consultants and associates

Hazar Batman

Privacy Consultant 

Rafaqat Ali

CTO and co-founder Smart Privacy 

Cecilia Blanche

Privacy Consultant 

David Chamberlain 

Privacy Consultant 

Ole Christensen

Programme Manager

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