NADPO Executive Committee

The NADPO Executive Committee comprises 5 portfolio positions which are elected by the membership at the annual general meeting and a non-Executive President. The current incumbents in post are listed and described below.


Stewart Room, Price Waterhouse Cooper

Leader of PwC’s multi-disciplinary Data Protection practice in the UK, the co-leader of PwC’s global Data Protection, and Cyber Security Legal Services leader (PwC Legal).


Jonathan Baines, Mishcon de Reya LLP

Jon Baines is Data Protection Advisor for the law firm Mishcon de Reya, having previously worked in the public sector in information rights.

Jon blogs on information rights at


Richard Gardner 

Richard has retired from active information governance service after a distinguished career in mostly public sector organisations.


Martin Gibson



Digital Officer

Michael Doherty


Events Officer

Merle Gering

Merle is the longest-serving member of the NADPO Executive, organising our conferences and AGMs.