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Phil Greenwood Phil Greenwood
Phil Greenwood is Country Managing Director & Commercial Director at Iron Mountain responsible for delivering information and records management solutions into the UK's largest Public, Private and NHS customers.

Phil directs and runs specialist sector teams aligned to the sector specific requirements of Iron Mountain's clients. These requirements demand innovative solutions that deliver compliance and governance as well as efficiency and cost cutting in order to transform business results and improve the way organisations use their information.

Phil has over 10 years' experience working with UK and International records management. He is involved with the UK Information and Records Management Society. Phil has worked within service delivery and customer facing roles, as well as in general management roles within the outsourcing and information management industries. Legally qualified, Phil has also spent time as a fee earner within law firms and has a strong understanding of the way that information and services drive the core business of client organisations.
World Paper Free Day – Are You a Hoarder or a Purger?

‘Paper free’ has been a buzz word for around thirty years now[i]. It’s a phrase that conjures up images of businesses with decluttered and contemporary offices, or people who live minimalistic and entirely modern lives. Lives where all files are digital, where in-trays are banned and where bank statements, bills […]


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What the GDPR Means for the UK Public Sector

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in May of 2018, taking the place of the existing Data Protection Act (DPA) in the UK. Our recent public sector event, with a guest speaker from the ICO and participants from across the London area, discussed what this particular […]


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Why Scanning Records is Essential for Business

Piles of records taking up too much space in your office? Tired of wondering where your records are when you need them most? Scanning, or digitising, your records could be the answer. According to an AIIM whitepaper, 75% of organisations feel that ‘business at the speed of paper’ will not […]


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How local authorities can meet the challenge of managing information

  In our last blog we looked at some of the challenges local authorities face managing ever increasing amounts of information. Sadly, programmes designed to improve efficiency, such as integration and shared services, seem to be making the situation worse. And while records managers are aware of and concerned about […]


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How local authorities are coping with the pressure of harnessing information

When it comes to managing and protecting information, few organisations face a greater challenge than local authorities. Each of these 443 bodies spread across the UK is charged with delivering around 800 public services, ranging from transport, libraries and benefits to social services, housing and recycling. Within this remit is […]


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