Shane Carrick
Dublin, City Quay
Director – Head of Data Protection Practice

Shane Carrick

Shane is a vastly experienced senior executive, delivering successful outcomes for clients since 2000. He is a strategic thinker successfully driving, shaping, influencing and managing major transformational and regulatory programmes impacting people, process and technology.

Shane set up and leads our Privacy (Data Protection) practice delivering positive client outcomes in data protection, risk and compliance spanning financial services (Insurance, Banking, Aviation Finance, Funds Management), communications and high-tech, transport, public sector, charities and not-for-profits.


Shane possesses deep business, finance, risk, regulatory and IT programme management experience across the full delivery life-cycle covering a wide range of products and assets. His experience includes:

  • GDPR Programme Director – Enabling and supporting a major regulatory authority’s GDPR programme across people, process and technology
  • Created Grant Thornton’s Data Protection offering suite while building the Privacy practice. Services include:
    • Outsourced DPO

    • Data Protection Assessments

    • Data Protection Audits

    • Privacy Transformations

    • Data Protection Impact Assessments

    • Data Protection Training

    • Subject Access Request design, build and operation

    • Breach management design, build and operation

    • Privacy Maturity modelling

    • Data Discovery

    • Due Diligence

    • Business model impacts and mitigations

    • Operationalisation of Programmes

  • Enterprise Transformation Business Architect and Programme Manager for a Global Aviation Capital Company
  • Outsourcing finance processes transition manager for a global software company
  • Solvency II Programme Manager and Business Architect for many leading insurance companies
  • Finance and IT Project Lead – Financial disclosures reporting for a Global Investment Bank in London.
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and ACCA qualified
  • PMP certified by the Project Management Institute
  • Bachelor degree in Business Studies from Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology from Dublin City University
  • Member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAAP)
  • Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) of IAPP
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/e)
  • Certified Information Privacy Technologies (CIPT) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
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