I'm the Head of Information Governance (including DPO) at the University of Dundee. I’ve served on various professional groups and at present I'm a member of the IRMS Accreditation and Development sub-committee. I’m a former Chair of the Scottish Higher Education Information Practitioners Group.

I'm a Fellow and an Accredited Member of IRMS. I’ve spoken widely on information and records management and information compliance topics and I won the IRMS 'Author of the Year' award in 2016.

Selected publications

  • 'An 'inconvenient truth'? Records Management', Bulletin, Information and Records Management Society, Issue 190 March 2016 (republished with the same title in iQ, Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia, Vol 32 Issue 4 November 2016)

  • 'Participation -vs- Principle: does technological change marginalise recordkeeping theory?', in Brown C. ed, Archives and Recordkeeping: Theory into Practice, Facet Publishing, 2014

  • 'Standards and standards culture: understanding the nature and criticisms of standardisation', Comma, International Council on Archives, Vol 2 2011 (published 2013)