"You are like Paracetamol for our GDPR problems!"
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David Normoyle at Spotlight Business Improvement

David Normoyle

Data Protection Consultant & Trainer

Who are we?

We are an Irish data protection and privacy consultancy and training specialist.  We help group companies, not for profit and associations to operationalise their processes and training for GDPR and other Data Protection programmes.

David Normoyle is the Founder and Data Protection Consultant and Trainer at Spotlight Business Improvement. He works with Irish and European businesses to assess, project plan and execute data protection programmes, as a project manager, trainer and Data Protection Officer.

David is a hands on and driven entrepreneur, with almost 20 years’ experience in the areas of Operations Excellence, Lean Six Sigma, IT Service Management, Compliance and Project Management, as a manager, mentor and trainer.

With a BA in Law and European Studies, and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, he is also ITIL certified and speaks fluent French. He has been awarded the QQI Level 6 Training and Development Specific Purpose Award as a trainer and is a certified Privacy Program Manager (CIPM) and CIPP/E holder, as well as a One Trust Certified Privacy Professional.

David is a Business Mentor for Local Enterprise Offices (LEO) including Fingal, Offaly and Meath. He is the GDPR/Data Protection Trainer for LEO Limerick, Laois and South Dublin.

David is also Vice President of the Rotary Club of Dublin Fingal and sits, as the Fingal Public Participation Network (PPN) Representative, on the Fingal County Council Economic Enterprise & Tourism Development Strategic Policy Committee.  In his role as Board of Director Member for PACE (Prisoners Aid through Community Effort) he focuses on social enterprise opportunities for ex-offenders.

David is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and the France Ireland Chamber of Commerce (FICC).

Recent work included drafting and rolling out, a group wide GDPR Data Protection compliance programme, for Ireland’s largest independent logistics, sales and marketing service provider. 

March 2021
Certified Privacy Management Professional
March 2021
June, 2020
Certified Information Privacy Manager
June, 2020
May, 2020
Certified Information Privacy Professional
May, 2020
May, 2019
QQI L6 Training & Development Special Purpose Certificate (Distinction)
May, 2019
September, 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) V3 Foundation Certificate
September, 2014
May, 2007
Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
May, 2007

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Our advantages


Data Protection Focused

We specalise in operationalising data protection and privacy and have experience doing exactly that in the real world.


Professionally Qualified

The CIPP/E and CIPM certifications are globally recognised in data protection and privacy. We apply these standards to your data protection project.


Happy Clients

Our clients feedback is excellent and many bring us back to carry out additional training or to help with new initiatives.