Foyaz Uddin Director - Privacy and Data Protection
Foyaz leads the Privacy and Data Protection service line at Mazars UK, and is part of the firm’s Technology & Digital Practice. Foyaz is a data protection practitioner and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) designated by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He also holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), the Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE - ISACA) and the ISO27001 Lead Auditor certifications.
Foyaz has widespread experience in building and leading data privacy functions and helping clients navigate global privacy laws. He has over 12 years’ experience working as a subject matter expert in complex areas of regulation and is currently involved in managing and supporting all our data privacy projects globally.
Foyaz has been involved in the development of a number of frameworks and is an advocate for privacy. He has led several compliance programmes helping clients prepare for, and implement privacy requirements in the UK, EU, US and Asia. He has worked across all phases of the lifecycle of a privacy project, identifying data protection issues and providing pragmatic solutions for our clients. He is involved in managing and delivering our privacy internal audit portfolio and has presented as a key note speaker at numerous national and international events, webinars, and seminars, including some with the UK Regulator.
Foyaz has a varied portfolio and has supported clients across all sectors and our strategic markets. He has extensive experience in the pharmaceuticals, banking, manufacturing, clothing, automotive, transport, housing, and retail sectors.