Data Protection

Helen Dixon to step down as Data Protection Commissioner in February

Dixon has held the role since September 2014

Helen Dixon is stepping down after more than 9 years in the role. Picture: Fergal Phillips.

Helen Dixon, the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has announced that she will step down from the role on February 19 next year.

In a post on LinkedIn, Dixon said she would look back with satisfaction on what the body has achieved during her nine and a half years in office.

“I have had the opportunity to transform the DPC from a small regionally-based office of 27 staff into an independent regulatory body today with over ...