Barry founded and has chaired the Eastern Region IG Forum since 2003. The forum has approx. 200 membership from Eastern Region and nationally. 45/50 attend the meetings held in Cambridge. He is also the Chair of the NHS National Strategical Information Governance Network (SIGN) group and sits on the NHS GDPR working group, drafting and advising on GDPR for Health & Social Care and active participant in the IG Toolkit restructure.
He prefers ‘face-to-face’ training to e-learning and is an advocate of IG Peer review. He later moved from West Suffolk Hospital to Colchester Hospital as Head of IG and Health Records and until recently on a secondment to the local STP looking at information sharing and GDPR for Health & Social Care.
Barry is a key note speaker at national conferences, with a down to earth pragmatic approach to Data Protection/IG and has delivered Training for Dilys Jones Associates, BLS, Data Through Leadership for SIROs, Caldicott Guardians, GDPR, FOI and others.