Carol Tullo, OBE, LLB Barrister, Senior Consultant and EU Counsel
Carol is a Senior Consultant of The Trust Bridge, and was, until July 2017, Director of Information Policy and Services, The National Archives. Carol was responsible for providing leadership in information management and policy across government and the wider public sector to improve the way information is managed and exploited. As Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Queen’s Printer of Acts of Parliament, Queen’s Printer for Scotland, and Government Printer for Northern Ireland, she managed copyright and licensing of Crown data and information and delivered a range of UK wide official publishing including UK legislation. Carol was responsible for a 5-year programme delivering cyber and information assurance training across Government and the public sector for CIOs and Boards under a Cabinet Office/GCHQ funded arrangement which ended in April 2016 when the National Cyber Security Centre came on line.
Carol’s area of expertise is Open Data and access to public sector information, legal regulation of IP, Crown copyright and database rights, media and publishing, dissemination and information accessibility and standards. Carol had a career background in intellectual property practice and commercial law publishing with Thomson Reuters before she joined the Cabinet Office. Carol received the inaugural Leadership Impact Award 2017 from the Whitehall and Industry Group.
Specialties: Governance and integrity of data and information, its reuse and exploitation, data enabled transformation, records and information management in government, copyright and licensing, data protection.