Photographic portrait of Gita Shivarattan
It is a privilege to be at the forefront of fast-paced digital transformation and to work with clients to help them ensure that such innovations are not only compliant, but that they are also ethical.

Gita Shivarattan

EY UK Head of Data Protection Law Services

Global citizen, fitness enthusiast, and adrenaline junky. Travel lover who embraces new cultures, meets new people and over-indulges in local cuisine. Has a soft spot for sunrise.

Gita is the Head of Data Protection at EY Law, based in London and focuses on data protection compliance, leveraging data as an asset, and digital transformation through data.

Gita is a UK-qualified solicitor and experienced in UK data protection law and attendant legal issues around data exploitation, digital transformation, and regulatory compliance. She has extensive knowledge of a range of technology, commercial and data protection law matters, and regularly advises clients on IT outsourcing and data protection.

Gita was recognized by as a top 25 UK female rising star in 2022, and listed as a rising star in privacy and data protection by Expert Guides 2020 and 2021. She is a member of the Financial Markets Law committee, the Data Protection Finance Group and is CIPP/E certified.

Gita studied Biomedical Engineering (MEng) at the University of Birmingham, and obtained her GDL and LPC (distinction) from the BPP Law School.

How Gita is building a better working world

“In the office (and outside of it too), I aim to develop and promote an environment where everybody feels a sense of belonging, is able to contribute to what we are creating and is supported to achieve their goals. I tirelessly endeavor to safeguard the well-being of my colleagues and the creation of a diverse, inclusive, and compassionate team.”

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