Claire Akbar Smart-Test

Claire Akbar, Test Consultant & GDPR Compliance


Claire Akbar Smart Tesst

Claire Akbar is the MD of Smart-Test and works with whY-us? on client GDPR and software testing projects.

After more than a decade as a lead test analyst and team manager, both contract and in-house, Claire identified a need for the provision of a flexible testing service that enables companies to maximise product quality while controlling costs. Smart-Test provides this solution.


GDPR Specialist

Claire AkbarIn partnership with whY-us?, Smart-Test provides professional testing and GDPR compliance services, so you can deliver the highest quality finished product with carefully controlled costs.

Claire has a solid background in quality assurance and project delivery and qualified to IBITGQ EU GDPR, PRINCE2® Foundation and PRINCE2® Practitioner standards.

In the current climate of regulatory change, Smart-Test has devised a framework for companies to reach GDPR compliance by 25th May 2018.

Many companies are yet to start their move towards compliance, and with the right assistance and guidance this can be achieved within the given time frame.

whY-us? and Smart-Test provide GDPR workshops and consultancy support to get you GDPR ready including: 

• Readiness Assessment/Discovery Sessions
• Data mapping and inventory
• Awareness workshop
• Documents toolkit
• Strategy implementation

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Testing and Compliance

Claire Akbar is a fully-qualified project manager whose experience, interpersonal skills and technical expertise enable Smart-Test to integrate effectively into your company, delivering the testing and compliance you need, on time and on budget.

Claire has experience in a wide range of industries including:

  • FMCG
  • Health Care
  • Publishing
  • Insurance
  • Public and Private IT driven processes
  • Cyber security software’s
  • Financial markets

Every testing and compliance brief offers its own unique challenges. In the first instance we usually undertake a discovery session to determine scope, delivery timescales, etc. A test plan is then established, and once agreed, work will commence.

Clients using Smart Test services through Claire Akbar can claw back up to 65% of costs under R&D tax relief (subject to application).




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Claire Akbar LinkedIn

You can find out more about Claire and her work in GDPR project and software testing on LinkedIn by visiting Claire Akbar on LinkedIN

Alternatively, give us a call and see how my experience will benefit you and grow your company.

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