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Steve Wood

Deputy Commissioner, Information Commissioner's Office
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Steve Wood is the Deputy Commissioner, responsible for leading the work of the Policy Directorate, ensuring delivery of ICO strategic goals through stakeholder liaison, guidance, research and international activity

Steve took up the position of Deputy Commissioner in June 2017.

A member of the Executive Team, he is responsible for leading the work of the Policy Directorate, ensuring delivery of ICO strategic goals through stakeholder liaison, guidance, research and international activity.

Prior to this appointment, Steve was Head of International Strategy and Intelligence, responsible for overseeing the ICO’s international strategy, the ICO’s intelligence hub and management of high profile cases.  At the ICO he has also held the roles of Head of Policy Delivery and Assistant Commissioner for FOI Policy.

Before joining the ICO Steve was a Senior Lecturer in Information Management at Liverpool John Moores University.