Paul Gaskell

Deputy Director

Paul Gaskell joined the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport in 2017 to lead its team that will engage with the European Commission on future UK-EU data arrangements, including adequacy. Previously, Paul served for over 17 years as a member of the UK Diplomatic Service, specialising on EU policy and latterly data policy, and also serving overseas at British Embassies in Vietnam and Kuwait. Prior to that, Paul worked in the European Parliament for two years as a Researcher to a UK MEP.


29 Sep 2020

14:20 — 15:00

Main Stage

Panel Discussion


Panel: Global Data Flows

  • Peter Fleischer, Global Privacy Counsel, Google
  • Paul Gaskell, Deputy Director, DCMS
  • More Speakers to be announced soon
  • Rebekka Weiß, Head of Trust & Security, Bitkom