Maureen Falconer joined the ICO in 2007, and is currently Regional Manager for the ICO’s Scotland Office. Maureen works with a variety of organisations, providing awareness-raising events, advice and guidance in all things data protection. Maureen regularly represents the ICO on development/steering groups, providing advice and guidance at the early stages of public sector initiatives. As well as the day-to-day management of the office and the Scotland Team, Maureen has a particular interest in matters relating to the NHS, Education and Social Work.
Prior to joining the ICO, Maureen worked in the Scottish Parliament as parliamentary researcher for Dennis Canavan MSP until his retirement in 2007. Coming from an academic background, Maureen lectured and researched in public administration with specific interests in health and education.