About us

You are in good company

Our team have been working in, and with schools for many years

Let us show you what GDPRiS can do!

Delivers clarity

GDPR is really complex, our solution takes the complexity out of the equation

Easy to use

GDPRiS is designed to offer simple & intuitive data protection processes & management

Whole-school approach

All staff have a secure account ensuring a whole-school approach to data protection


GDPRiS provides evidence-based accountability & peace of mind


Highly secure, cloud-based tool offering a low-cost solution

Supplier product directory

School suppliers can demonstrate their own compliance through data mapping and supporting documentation

Our Awesome Team

Lynne Taylor

Co-Founder & CEO

Lynne founded ParentPay in 2002 and helped it grow into the UK’s largest online payment system in schools. She retired from ParentPay in 2013 but continued to be very active as an education consultant for organisations such as Capita SIMS.

Lawrence Royston


Lawrence co-founded Groupcall with Sir Bob Geldof, and is still the company’s Managing Director today. Groupcall has been pioneering data management and parental communication since conception and leads with tried, tested and trusted communication, data and identity management solutions to organisations within the education, business and public sectors.

Alexander Banthien


Alexander graduated at Free University Berlin in Mathematics and began his career in information security in Berlin. Alexander joined ParentPay soon after its formation and held various leading roles ranging from development and operations to information security and is experienced in various compliance frameworks such as ISO 27001, PCI DSS and data protection.

Andrew Neubauer

Non-Executive Director

Andrew Neubauer is an entrepreneur and business angel specialising in high growth start-ups requiring minimal capital.  Current business interests include: ParentPay, the UK’s leading supplier of school payment and communications systems; Pilbrow & Partners, an architectural practice specializing in tall buildings; Arborel, a solid wood furniture business supplying retailers such as Heals and Conran; Nimbl, a youth banking platform; Just Education, a recruitment agent; and, several businesses involved in staging and promoting the arts.

Tony Sheppard

Operations Manager

Tony is an award-winning Education Technologist with breadth and depth of experience. His roles have included Director of IT/Asst Head at a large school; Harnessing Technology Manager for a large LA, edtech services for 340+ schools; a project manager for a global VLE provider, where he implemented ISO27001:2013; Technology Manager for a start-up MDM provider. Tony sat on various BECTA Working Groups and is a very vocal member and advocate of the online EdTech community EduGeek.net.

Kerrie Bell

Business Development Manager (North)

Kerrie is a sales and marketing professional serving her apprenticeship in Media. More recently she worked for our partner ParentPay as Business and Team Development Manager. Kerrie co-ordinates all of our sales and promotional activity in the North of England and would be happy to arrange a demo of GDPRiS.

Melanie Hurley

Marketing Manager

Melanie is a highly experienced sales and marketing professional and Prince2 registered practitioner with more than 18 years experience in the education market.

Peter Van-Eesteren

Business Development

Peter is our office based support for the Business Development and Retention Team. Peter is your first point of contact should you have any questions or need any help with GDPR in your school.

Karen Hine

Business Development Manager (South)

Karen has worked in and with schools for more than 10 years. More recently Karen worked for our ParentPay in business development and account management. Karen’s skills and experience in helping schools find the right solution and ensuring they fully understand how to use it is second to none. Karen co-ordinates all of our sales and promotional activity in the South of England and would be happy to arrange a demo of GDPRiS.

Kathryn Nash

Implementation & Support Co-ordinator

Kathryn is highly experienced in supporting the implementation of software and delivering training to schools ensuring they get the maximum return on investment.

Sian Burns

GDPR Compliance and Regulations

Sian is a first-class honours law graduate who has joined the GDPRiS compliance and regulation team for one year only. She works for us part time while she is studying for a LPC qualification to become a solicitor. She has already successfully completed a year’s work at one of the UKs top law firms as a paralegal and will return to this organisation as a trainee solicitor in September 2018.

Craig Southcoat

Customer Services

Craig is a highly experienced support analyst with over ten years of experience in Change & Release Management. Craig has worked in both the public and private sectors delivering high quality service to the customer base. Craig forms part of our support team and will be on hand to assist you with any queries you may have.

Could this be you?

GDPR Compliance

We’re looking for a highly motivated law graduate to join our GDPR compliance team. If you think you have the skills to work in a fast moving environment, we’d love to hear from you.

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GDPRiS offers schools Highly secure, low-cost solution; Evidence-based accountability; Comprehensive SAQs for staff & other areas; Easy management of SARs & data breach reporting; Access to supplier product directory; Simple yet powerful interface

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About the company

GDPRiS has been designed specifically to meet the needs of schools when managing data protection and ensuring compliance with data protection regulations. Our team of education professionals with more than 40 years experience working in and with schools have delivered a truly innovative cloud-based solution.

GDPRiS is an invaluable tool for schools, data protection officers, local authority support teams and multi-academy trusts whether supporting single or multiple schools. Don’t hesitate to contact us and find out how GDPRiS will help you meet and exceed the requirements under GDPR.

The company we keep

Our skills

Software development


Data & identity management


Parental Engagement


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