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Senior Executive Breakfast Club (Oxford)

Event Start Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 8:00 AM

Event End Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 10:30 AM

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We are pleased to announce the line-up of expert speakers joining the discussion on how GDPR will impact the life sciences industry at the next edition of our Senior Executive Breakfast Club on Wednesday 31 January, kindly hosted by Penningtons Manches in Oxford:

Nick Tyler, Senior Director & Global Lead, Data Privacy,Takeda Pharmaceuticals - Nick is a recognised expert in UK, European and international data protection, privacy and information law and practice.

Sheldon Leader, Professor, University of Essex - Sheldon is a graduate of Yale and Oxford Universities, is the director of the Essex Business and Human Rights Project (EBHR) and a longstanding member of the Human Rights Centre at University of Essex.

Anna Guegan, Manager, Policy and Market Access, Access Partnership - Anna is a Manager of Policy and Market Access in the Licensing and Market Access team, providing detailed global regulatory reviews and licensing solutions to deliver market access for their clients.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in the spring of 2018, and will impose significant new obligations on organisations that handle any sort of personal data of EU residents.

Our expert speakers will also provide insight on the following:

• What does personal data actually mean?

• Does GDPR pose any challenges unique to the Life Sciences Industry; particularly in regards to genetic and biometric data, scientific research and results?

• What are your obligations as a company owner?

• What are the legal implications for non-compliance?

• Will it cause an administrative burden?

• What impact will Brexit have on GDPR?

• What are the impacts of sharing data via social media?


08:00 Registration and breakfast served

08:30 Welcome by Daff Richardson, Partner, Penningtons Manches

08:35 Keynote presentations:

(20 mins) Nick Tyler, Senior Director & Global Lead, Data Privacy,Takeda Pharmaceuticals

(15 mins) Sheldon Leader, Professor, University of Essex

(15 mins) Anna Guegan, Manager, Policy and Market Access, Access Partnership

09.25 Q&A and round-table discussions

10.00 Wrap up and discussion close


Penningtons Manches

9400 Oxford Business Park,


Oxford OX4 2HN

Tickets: *SOLD OUT*
OBN Member: Free
OBN Non-Member: £25+VAT

Our Senior Executive Breakfast Clubs are a unique peer-to-peer networking platform for life sciences senior execs with all discussions held under Chatham House Rules which ensures full, frank and useful disclosure.

If you are unsure whether you qualify to attend or you would like to suggest other people to invite please contact

We look forward to welcoming you.