Paul Drake, PhD, leads the compliance and security organization, responsible for quality management, information security, physical security and regulatory compliance. Paul is also appointed as Signant Health’s Data Protection Officer (DPO). He has 30 years of experience in security, quality management and data privacy, with more than 20 years in senior executive roles, most of which he has spent in the pharmaceutical industry. He also has extensive experience in complex integration work completed at major pharmaceutical companies, building IT organizations, complex technology infrastructure and change management. Paul holds a PhD in Critical Social Theory and Information Security from the University of Hull, an MSc in Supervisory Management from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, and is a Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.