Nina Barakzai biography

Nina Barakzai is immediate Past Chair of the UK’s Commerce & Industry Group, representing UK in-house counsel.  She is Group Head of Data Protection & Privacy for the Sky group of companies, handling all aspects of privacy and data governance.  She is Vice President of In-House Counsel Worldwide; sits on the Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum; served as Board Member on the International Federation of Accountants’ International Ethics Standards Board and sits on the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ Research Advisory Group, chairing the call for research papers on Big Data.  Her professional experience is in compliance, business ethics, privacy, corporate transactions, cloud services, cybersecurity and social media.  She is an accountant and solicitor and serves as Trustee for two community charities.