Cross Border Data Collection Best Practices

On October 19 from 2:30 – 3:30 PM BST (9:30 AM ET and 6:30 AM PT) we will be hosting a live webinar to discuss Cross Border Data Collection and the impact it can have on your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program.

Topics to be Discussed:

  • What is Cross Border Data Collection and how does it impact DEI programs?
  • What are the issues and challenges collecting Cross Border Data?
  • What are the business benefits of solutions collecting Cross Border Data?
  • What solutions are available for Cross Border Data Collection to adhere to local laws and cultural norms?
  • Questions from the audience

Featuring Guest Speakers:

Chris Williams

CBRE | Global Workplace Solutions
Global Director – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 

As Global Director – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I), Chris Williams oversees the company’s  DE&I efforts across its Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) Business. Until most recently (August 2022), he also had the pleasure of being the Co-Chair of the Race, Ethnicity & Cultural Heritage (REACH) Network and also the Chair of the Christian Group (part of the Faith Network). As a Black British employee (with Caribbean parents), he is very passionate about creating environments where people can thrive by strengthening an inclusive culture, increasing workforce diversity, and spending with diverse suppliers.

Before becoming the Global Director of DE&I, Chris served as Global Alliance Director with the GWS Datacentre Solutions (DCS) business, responsible for Datacentres in the UK, US, Finland and Netherlands. Earlier, Chris served as Regional Operations Director for several customers in the GWS Enterprise. Before this, Chris served as a Regional Operations Manager within the GWS Local business. His career at CBRE spans over six years, and he is proud of having experience in three of the CBRE GWS lines of business. 

Chris received an Executive MBA from Aston University and is husband to Shackera and the proud father of four. His pronouns are he/him, and he is the youngest of seven children.

Annick O’Brien

Chief Operations Officer

She’s a seasoned international lawyer (common law qualified). She’s also a business enabler, impact-driven change negotiator and effective communicator (INSEAD certified) who specialises in compliance  program management, risk frameworks and corporate governance. She’s also a Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe (CIPP/E- IAPP) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM- IAPP), a certified Compliance Officer (ACOI), a certified Cyber Risk Officer (ICTTF) and confirmed change management professional with extensive experience in corporate conduct.

Annick is a chair of the Diversity in Cyber Security Working Group of the Swiss Cyber Forum, an Ambassador for the International Cyber Threat Task Force and a chapter chair of PrivacyConnect Geneva.

Annick speaks widely at events on the topics of GRC (governance, risk and compliance) specifically around privacy, cyber security and the human element of these business challenges.

Diversio – The Diversity Data Experts™ 

Diversio is the people intelligence platform that measures, tracks, and improves Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). By connecting artificial intelligence (AI) technology, sophisticated data analytics, and knowledgeable subject matter experts, Diversio is able to accurately diagnose your pain points, benchmark you against peers, and create a robust action plan that will meet your DEI goals. Through the unique combination of technology and human expertise, Diversio is driving meaningful impact for hundreds of organizations across over 35 countries globally.

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