Understanding small business data protection challenges

We are Astrid - a team of four like-minded professionals who have pooled our expertise and experience to provide an online platform to help small businesses protect the personal data they hold and meet GDPR requirements. Having all managed small businesses of our own for many years, we understand the challenges you face and the often conflicting demands on time and resources. With shared professional and personal interests in sustainability and responsible business, we are genuinely committed to helping small business data protection with a practical and affordable solution, ensuring you can protect the personal data you hold and comply with GDPR .


Gerrard Fisher

Founder and GDPR Implementation

Our GDPR process expert and the brains behind the business idea, Gerrard has over 20 years’ experience in business efficiency, product development and process engineering with a knack for making complex processes simple for people to use.

Ann Beavis

Partnerships and commercial

Having successfully helped many small businesses to develop and grow, Ann ensures we provide real commercial value to our customers with a particular focus on our partners, if you’re interested in bringing the benefits of Astrid to your client portfolio, please get in touch with Ann via partners@weareastrid.co.uk.

David Short

Data protection lawyer

Our expert in data protection legislation, David has over 20 years’ experience in providing commercial law and strategic business advice to responsible businesses.

Nicki Chennells

Marketing and content

Our detail obsessed, highly experienced Chartered Marketer, Nicki, is using her marketing expertise to ensure we provide the data protection resources that small businesses really need in a clear language they can easily understand.