About Us

About Us

We provide our clients with a service of the highest quality in a professional, commercial and responsive manner. We aim to assist in developing your organisation to reach its maximum potential in line with data protection compliance.

 

Engaging our services allows your organisation to appoint dedicated industry professionals who have the knowledge and expertise of data protection law and practices to ensure and demonstrate compliance with the Data Protection Act (1998) and forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

Our Network

Bruce & Butler have a dynamic and diverse network of business contacts and advisers, servicing a vast range of professional specialisms.

 

Bruce & Butler are part of a group of companies that specialise in all aspects of “Data Management” this includes but is not limited to the following areas: Cyber Security, Data Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Secure Data Wiping and Hard Drive Recertification / Destruction/ Recycling and total data management software solutions.

 

Through this network, Bruce & Butler can give you country-specific strategic business support, assisting you wherever in the world you do business. We can support you as you grow regionally and globally. Please feel free to contact us for a confidential discussion if any of these additional services are of interest.

 

Our Team

Data Protection & GDPR Consultant

Matt Bruce

After graduating from Sheffield University in Accountancy & Financial Management, Matt began training as a Chartered Accountant undertaking various assignments across a wide range of sectors but specifically trained within audit. Clients ranged from £Multi-million turnover companies to start-ups and owner managed business throughout the country and internationally too.

Matt has worked for and with one of Europe’s leading Data Recovery operations since 2011, heading up the accounts and compliance functions respectively. Bruce & Butler supply the group with an outsourced Data Protection Service.

Matt is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and has undertaken the BCS (ISEB) Practitioner in Data Protection training and will be sitting the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) qualification now it has been updated for GDPR. Matt is also a Young Ambassador of St Luke’s Hospice, Sheffield and sits on the Charity’s committee.

Data Loss & Recovery Specialist

Andy Butler

Andy is the Director who will act as technical support in the event that there is a data loss situation that requires specialist handling and input.

Andy’s background and specialism is in data management, which later developed into data forensics. Andy spent much of the late 80s and early 90s recovering lost data and migrating databases from older mainframes used by public utility companies, county councils and larger SME’s.

From 2002 onwards his forensic work reintroduced him to Data Recovery when the global leaders declared a hard drive unrecoverable. Andy was able to recover the data and the client, a global multi £Billion conglomerate, still uses his services from time to time today.

Andy is also the Managing Director of a Data Recovery Company and heads up their Server / RAID disaster management function and is uniquely experienced in managing large scale disasters after all others have given up. Andy’s Server/RAID data recovery team also includes experts in Linux & MAC OS X operating systems with the ability to handle any level of disaster with a proven track record achieving successful recoveries from NHS SANS, Insurance Company Servers and SANS, Legacy IBM Mainframes for Oil Companies and Virtual Machine recovery including Cloud Based systems.

Associate Data Protection & GDPR Consultant

Gareth Kitchen

Gareth achieved an Upper Second Class degree in History & Politics from Sheffield Hallam University. Since graduating, following time out traveling through Australia, South East Asia & North America; Gareth has worked for one of Europe’s leading Data Recovery Laboratories tasked with client management and compliance responsibilities.

Gareth is studying for and will be undertaking the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) qualification.

Gareth will act as a support member of the team and for the purposes of any engaged assignment. All work will be reviewed and signed off by Matt Bruce.

Have a question? or just say hello!

Please feel free to say anything to us. Our staff will reply to any message as soon as possible. Alternatively, please call us on +44 (0)114 3992641 or email us info@bruceandbutler.com

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