Neil Patrick

Neil Patrick

About Neil Patrick

Dr. Neil Patrick is a Director of SAP Centre of Excellence for GRC & Security covering EMEA. He has over 12 years’ experience in Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) & Security fields. During this time he has been a managing consultant, run professional services delivery teams in the UK and USA, conducted customer business requirements sessions around the world, and sales and business development initiatives. Neil has presented core GRC and Security thought leadership sessions in strategic customer-facing engagements, conferences and briefing sessions.

Should We Stop Just Talking About Risk Management?

14-Nov-2018 | Neil Patrick

Part 1 in a 2-part series I’m passionate about managing risk as a valuable element of a sound business strategy. Fundamentally, risk management goes to the heart of a key question: How will you k

GDPR: Don’t Forget The Human Touch

21-May-2018 | Neil Patrick

If you’ve ever ridden a horse, you’ll be familiar with the phrase, “Dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.” It applies just as well to the looming GDPR as it does to the equi

Your GDPR “Duties Of Proof” And Liability

19-Mar-2018 | Neil Patrick

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] In the typical application of legislation, one is assumed innocent until proven guilty. There are some exceptions; in many countries, health and safety is an e

How Accountable Is Your Business for GDPR? Part 2

3-Jan-2018 | Neil Patrick

Part 2 of the "GDPR Accountability" series In my first blog in this series, I pointed out that a major difference between the current data protection regulations and the GDPR is accountability. We pi