TruNarrative Director Mark Courtney has Earned CIPM and CIPP/ E Certification

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TruNarrative Director Mark Courtney has Earned CIPM and CIPP/ E Certification

Leeds UK – 18-07-2018 – Mark Courtney, Director of TruNarrative, has earned the ANSI-accredited designation of Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).


Mark is an industry renowned expert in all things KYC, ID Verification and Fraud. Having been there right from the start of the electronic ID revolution, Mark has remained at the forefront, formerly leading GB Group’s ID Verification division. In the TruNarrative team, Mark is responsible for ensuring the product is robust. Bringing Privacy by Design into the heart of product strategy is key to building future proof products.


Privacy professionals are the arbiters of trust in today’s data-driven global economy.  They help organizations manage rapidly evolving privacy threats and mitigate the potential loss and misuse of information assets.  The IAPP is the first organization to publicly establish standards in professional education and testing for privacy and data protection.  IAPP privacy certification is internationally recognized as a reputable, independent program that professionals seek and employers demand.


The CIPM demonstrates an understanding of privacy program governance and the skills necessary to establish, maintain and manage a privacy program across all stages of its operational life cycle. It is the first and only certification in privacy program management, developed in response to overwhelming demand to collect and collate common practices for managing privacy operations.


The CIPP is the global standard in privacy certification. Developed and launched by the IAPP with leading subject matter experts, the CIPP is the world’s first broad-based global privacy and data protection credentialing program. The CIPP/E is the first professional credential specific to European data protection professionals that is part of a comprehensive, principles-based framework and knowledge base in information privacy. The CIPP/E encompasses pan-European and national data protection laws, the European model for privacy enforcement, key privacy terminology and practical concepts concerning the protection of personal data and trans-border data flows. 


Mark joins the ranks of more than 10,000 professionals worldwide who currently hold one or more IAPP certifications.





John Lord, TruNarrative CEO:

Congratulations Mark. In this industry privacy is paramount, not just for TruNarrative but for the customers we serve. Great to see you building on your already extensive knowledge- 





About TruNarrative

TruNarrative was founded in 2016 with a single mission: to make safe commerce simpler. With a head office in Leeds, TruNarrative also has offices in London, New York and 



TruNarrative aims to transform the fraud, identity, KYC and AML process by continually providing products built on state-of-the-art technology, bringing the best of data science to ambitious companies of all sizes.


TruNarrative has also established partnerships with Cifas, CreditSafe, Comply Advantage, Equifax and HelloSoda, and features some 25 third-party apps in the TruNarrative App Store which can all be configured through the platform.





About the IAPP

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.

More information about the IAPP is available at




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