XpertDPO was formed to provide market leading Data Protection advisory and consultancy supports to its clients. Our proven approach is based on research, practical experience and a pragmatic approach which delivers consistent added value to our clients.
XpertDPO is a Data Protection and Compliance consultancy firm that offers practical tailor-made solutions. We are your trusted partner for independent data protection and compliance advice. Assessing and testing compliance is an ongoing requirement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Ensuring ongoing compliance will demand an appropriate and effective control model. XpertDPO can support delivery of the necessary model.
XpertDPO was formed by Stuart Anderson to provide market leading Data Protection advisory and consultancy supports to its clients. Our proven approach is based on research, practical experience and a pragmatic approach which delivers consistent added value to our clients.
Stuart has gained a unique blend of business and technical acumen in the areas of Data Protection, Data Quality and implementing Regulatory Compliance processes. Stuart has been certified by IBITGQ as a GDPR practitioner and is registered with GASQ (The Global Association for Software Quality). This led to Stuart continuing his data protection studies at University College Dublin, studying the GDip in Data Protection Policy and Procedures / Certified Data Protection Officer. Stuart is an Officer member of the Association of Data Protection Officers, the Association of Compliance Officers Ireland and a member of the Institute of Banking. More recently, Stuart has had articles published in the International Journal for Data Protection Officers, Privacy Officers and Privacy Counsel with the latest article giving insight into the effect of Brexit on Data Protection.
In addition to his wealth of Data Protection knowledge, Stuart has extensive experience in delivering innovative software solutions to enterprise clients. Having designed many successful software systems Stuart has a unique knowledge of applying privacy by design and by default methodologies during system design and implementation.
Before founding XpertDPO Ltd. Stuart performed various roles within leading software providers, culminating as Director, Global Services for an Irish based multi national software house. Previously to this, Stuart worked in Ireland and the UK as an implementation engineer specialising in CRM, ERP and Payroll software. Stuart embarked on his software career working for Sage UK as a Software Support Executive in the Accountants Division based in Manchester.
Stuart's primary discipline was the arts and Stuart worked as a professional musician before, during and after his formal studies. During this time Stuart worked with many of the worlds leading orchestras, bands, ensembles and soloists and can be heard performing on many classical and commercial recordings. Stuart graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester receiving a BA (Hons) degree in Music in 1997.
"With the implementation of the GDPR, OmniPro made the decision to outsource all of its Data Protection Services to a specialist organisation.
After an extensive search and selection process, we decided that XpertDPO Ltd were best placed to provide us with a full range of Data Protection services.
"The Project Foundry has found XpertDPO to be extremely knowledgeable in relation to data protection law and how this affects our everyday operations.
The XpertDPO people have enabled us to navigate the GDPR compliance journey with a structured, collaborative and pragmatic approach.
XperDPO have been invaluable to us and not just from a Data Protection perspective.
They have helped transform our support desk function and have guided us through Cyber Essentials certification.