Emily Sheen




Emily joined GGI in November 2020. She previously worked for PwC in their Data Protection Legal and Compliance Team working with clients on complex organisational transformation programmes, data and information governance, audit, risk and impact assessments and providing day to day advice and support.

Emily’s work at PwC focussed on the health, pharma and research and development sectors and in working with clients to build data governance into the design of new technologies.

Prior to joining PwC Emily worked in the NHS as the Head of Information Governance for a University Health Board in Wales. Here she developed new teams, designed and led the strategic programme for information governance, working in partnership with the Board to deliver cultural and operational change.

Emily has also worked for Local Government in governance and engagement roles for corporate, social care and housing divisions and for a Housing Association. She was responsible for a number of regulatory activities including data protection and incident management, social care complaints investigation and Freedom of Information compliance.

Emily is skilled in strategic thinking and in helping organisations to develop clear plans and direction within complex organisational and regulatory systems. Having worked in both in-house and consulting roles for the public and private sector, Emily brings unique insights to clients in developing best practice and innovations whilst understanding the reality of the day to day operational and cultural challenges that organisations face.

Currently studying for a Masters in International and Human Rights Law, Emily has a particular interest in the use of data in new and developing technologies and how this can be governed to benefit society through improved decision making whilst considering the impacts upon ethics, privacy and wider human rights.