Jovian Smalley, GMCA

Jovian joined the Information Governance team at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) in October 2019 as a Senior Information Governance Lead and Deputy Data Protection Officer. Jovian manages a team of IG leads to engage project and service managers across the region and improve information governance practice on service reform and delivery initiatives.

Jovian has worked in information governance and sharing for five years, having previously led the ICO’s Public Services Engagement team, collaborating with the team at GMCA on the Digital DPIA project. Prior to that he managed Stockport Council’s GDPR readiness project, and created case studies for GM Connect whilst at the Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing, a local-national data sharing collaborative.