Kerry Smith

Investigations Group Manager,

Kerry Smith has worked at the ICO for ten years. She currently manages the Financial Recovery Unit, a specialised team responsible for the managing the collection of civil monetary penalties and financial investigations under POCA. The Financial Recovery Unit also undertakes further investigations into the individuals responsible for breaches of legislation and looks to identify opportunities for disruption and obstruction which can involve partnership working with other agencies.

Kerry has also managed the Privacy and Digital Marketing Investigation Teams. These teams are responsible for enforcement of the data sharing or trading and direct marketing provisions in the Data Protection Act and the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations. Prior to joining the ICO, Kerry worked for a number of organisations in various enforcement and intelligence roles, including HMRC.