Lucy McGrath

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Previous Experience

  • Chief Privacy Officer, NBCUniversal
  • Privacy Counsel,
  • Senior Attorney, TJX Europe
  • Senior Adviser, BBC
  • Counsel for Commercial, Technology, and Intellectual Property, Westpac Banking Corp.

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Lucy McGrath


Lucy is a data privacy specialist and technology lawyer and advises clients on practical, risk-based compliance with privacy and cybersecurity laws and regulations in the European Union, U.S., and Asia-Pacific region.


She joined Promontory from NBCUniversal, where she served as chief privacy officer and guided the company’s global data privacy strategy. Lucy has also held senior positions in data privacy at the BBC, TJX Europe, and She specializes in devising and implementing global privacy governance frameworks for geographically and strategically dispersed businesses. Lucy has strong technical expertise from having worked closely with information-security and technology teams in her previous roles. She is a leader in third-party privacy and security-assurance models, with experience from both the client and vendor perspectives, and has a keen understanding of the privacy challenges and risks facing global firms in the technology, media, and retail sectors. Lucy has also led internal reviews and responses to investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. states, and European regulators into high-profile data breaches.


  • LL.M., with distinction, information rights and data protection, Northumbria University
  • LL.B., University of Adelaide
  • B.S. Hons., psychology and mathematics, University of Adelaide

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