Yasmin spent 19 years in UK Government, most recently as Director General for Digital and Media Group at the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). She has extensive experience of policy making, regulation, complex problem solving and understanding the political and Parliamentary landscape. During her time at DCMS, Yasmin led the delivery of the UK's Data Protection Act implementing the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She was responsible for UK telecoms security, increasing the cyber resilience of the UK’s economy, data ethics and innovation particularly relating to AI, regulation of online harms, and data flows with the EU and rest of the world. Yasmin has also worked in the Cabinet Office, where she led the development of the UK's current five-year National Cyber Security Strategy and the establishment of the National Cyber Security Centre.