Nicola Petts

Group IT, IG, Vendor Manager & Certified Data Protection Officer
Nicola joined Christchurch in October 2010 after relocating from Oxford where she worked as the Assistant Accountant for Smeg (UK) Ltd. Initially Nicola joined as the Financial Accountant however as the company expanded Nicola was responsible for project managing the very successful redevelopment of our Harwell and Lincoln sites. Following the successful opening of these units Nicola took over the role of Group Procurement and IT Manager. Getting the company ready for the GDPR regulation changes Nicola also took on the responsibility for Information Security, Information Governance and Data Protection, she is a Certified Data Protection Officer and has been driving the legislation changes within the Group. Nicola has developed a Personal Information Management System for the group which was recently implemented, this tracks all qualifying data within the group from receipt to disposal ensuring that each area is covered by a privacy notice and that legal basis for processing is understood. In her spare time Nicola likes to write and has two published novels. When not writing she usually has a book in her hand, she has a passion for travel and sweets.