Naomi Korn Associates is a UK-based leader, specialising in copyright, data protection, and licensing. Since 2003 we have worked across the cultural, heritage, charity, education and private sectors. The team, headed up by Naomi Korn, Founder and CEO, brings together a range of specialists with decades of sector-specific expertise and skills.

We support clients to comply with the law and enable them to commercially exploit their assets through better rights and privacy management. We do this by integrating our legal, commercial, information governance and technical expertise into our clients’ practices.

Naomi Korn

Naomi Korn

CEO & Founder

Naomi Korn is one of UK’s leading experts in copyright, data protection and licensing. She is the CEO and Founder of Naomi Korn Associates.

Jess Pembroke

Jess Pembroke

Head of Data Protection

Jess Pembroke is Head of Data Protection. She is a data protection and legal compliance specialist with over 10 years’ experience in senior roles

Dr Kit Good

Dr Kit Good

SENIOR DATA PROTECTION ADVISOR

Dr. Kit Good has worked in Information Compliance for more than 15 years.  After completing his Ph.D. in history at the University

Our Packages

IG Standard

For schools in receipt of the Standard Information Governance Service, Naomi Korn Associates will provide:

Qualified, experienced named Data Protection Officer (DPO).

Provide Information and advice on compliance with GDPR and related data protection legislation.

Review of existing data protection related Policies, Procedures and Privacy Notices.

IG Enhanced

Schools in receipt of the Enhanced Information Governance Service receive all of the above; plus Naomi Korn Associates will deliver additional support including:

Access to data protection compliant templates, videos and help resources.

Review, Monitor and advise on the school’s record of data processing activities.

Manage all requests to the school under GDPR

Great value options for every school

 

 

Standard  Information governance Service

Standard Information governance Service

For schools in receipt of the Standard Information Governance Service, Naomi Korn Associates will provide:

  • Qualified, experienced named Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Provide Information and advice on compliance with GDPR and related data protection legislation.
  • Review of existing data protection-related Policies, Procedures, and Privacy Notices.
  • Provide training for staff/volunteers/governors (max 4 hours standard/ 8
    enhanced per year)
  • Advise on the necessity of a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) the manner of its implementation and potential outcomes.
  • To act as the lead contact for communications with the Information
    Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
  • Advise and support on the management of Data Protection breaches
  • Drafting of all necessary Data Protection related Policies, Procedures and
    Privacy Notices
  • Access to training for all staff/governors/volunteers through online training
    materials
  • Review, revise and advice relating to contracts with Data Processors
Enhanced information governance service

Enhanced information governance service

Schools in receipt of the Enhanced Information Governance Service receive all of the above; plus Naomi Korn Associates will deliver additional support including:

  • Access to data protection compliant templates, videos, and help resources
  • Review, Monitor and advise on the school’s record of data processing activities.
  • Manage all requests to the school under GDPR – (max 10 per school per year;  please note all paper documents must be scanned by the school)
  • Conduct an annual audit of your data processes and provide a report on findings
    for senior management or Governors.
  • Manage all requests under Freedom of Information (FOI) (Max 10 per school
    per year)
  • Manage all requests under Subject Access (SAR) (Max 10 per school per year)
  • On-site support to move towards electronic records and upload to RM Integris
  • Lessons to students on the use and importance of the security of their personal
    data
  • Manage all requests under Environmental Information regulations (Max 10 per
    school per year)
  • Monthly video call Data Protection surgery sessions
Naomi Korn

Naomi Korn

CEO & Founder

Naomi Korn is one of UK’s leading experts in copyright, data protection and licensing. She is the CEO and Founder of Naomi Korn Associates and has been supporting the public, corporate, education and charity sectors on rights management and rights exploitation for the last 20 years. Naomi Korn is currently a part-time PhD student at the University of Edinburgh analysing the impact of Brexit on the management of orphan works. Her supervisors are Professor Melissa Terras and Dr Smita Kheria.

Naomi is the former Chair, Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA) from 2013 – 2017. During this period, she led the reform of the UK’s copyright laws on behalf of the cultural heritage sector, resulting in new UK exceptions to copyright in 2014. She has also regularly represented the interests of the sector to UK Government Ministers and she regularly sits on Government advisory groups. From 2002 – 2007, Naomi was the Secretary of the Museums Copyright Group and also a founding member of the Museums IP Network. From 2015-17, Naomi was a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), the second largest professional organisation for librarians in the world. In November 2017, Naomi was appointed a CREATe Industry Fellow and in 2018 Naomi joined the National Lottery Heritage Fund Advisors Network as a sectorial specialist on rights management supporting the National Lottery Heritage Fund and its funded projects. This appointment was renewed in 2022.

Naomi is a visiting lecturer at University College London, York University, Kingston University Business School and City University. She is currently a lecturer on the new MA in Curating Art and Public Programme run by the Whitechapel Art Gallery and London South Bank University. Naomi is a PhD Affiliate at the Centre for Data, Culture and Society, the University of Edinburgh, where is also a workshop leader.

Naomi has created the programme for the annual CILIP Copyright Conference since 2011, an event which she also chairs. Together with Charles Oppenheim and Adrienne Muir, Naomi co-authored “Information Law: Compliance for Librarians, Information Professionals and Knowledge Managers”, published in 2020 by Facet Publishing and based on the Compliance Methodology which she created. In 2020, Naomi was awarded the prestigious CILIP K&IM Walford Award for her outstanding contribution to Knowledge and Information Management.

Jess Pembroke

Jess Pembroke

Head of Data Protection

Jess Pembroke is Head of Data Protection. She is a data protection and legal compliance specialist with over 10 years’ experience in senior roles within the public, financial and professional services sectors. Jess has a Masters in Information Rights Law and Practice and qualifications in audit, risk management and cyber security.

Jess has led the implementation of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) compliance in several large organisations and has supported organisations to achieve wider information assurance standards (including the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit and Cyber Essentials). She has significant experience of Data Protection Impact Assessments, Freedom of Information law and contract management.

Dr Kit Good

Dr Kit Good

SENIOR DATA PROTECTION ADVISOR

Dr Kit Good has worked in Information Compliance for more than 15 years. After completing a PhD in history at the University of Liverpool and a post-doctoral research post, he became Islington’s Information Governance Manager in 2006.

In 2010 Kit joined the University of London and managed the University’s Information Compliance programme covering freedom of information, data protection and records management. He managed the University’s transition to GDPR compliance and acted as statutory data protection officer. Some of his recent projects involved data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) for online exam proctoring and COVID testing centres, and creating research data management policy and guidance. 

An experienced face-to-face and online trainer, Kit has also presented on data protection at events hosted by the University and Colleges Employers Association, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the Centre for Distance Education. 

In Autumn 2021 he left the University to work on a range of new data protection projects.