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Lydia Underdown

Head of Information Governance, Compliance and Assurance

I lead on Information Governance, Compliance and Assurance at NDORMS. With an extensive background in data protection, regulatory compliance, and risk management, I ensure that all information handling practices within the department adhere to the highest standards of legal and ethical guidelines.

I am responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive information governance frameworks, policies, and procedures. Working closely with researchers and Profession Services to safeguard sensitive data, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.

At NDORMS, we are dedicated to promoting best practices in data management and information security, providing training and support to staff, and ensuring that all research and Professional Services activities meet stringent ethical and legal standards. This work not only protects the integrity and confidentiality of the department’s data but also supports NDORMS’ mission of advancing medical research, improving patient outcomes and protecting data subjects.