ComplianceJunction aims to provide the most comprehensive coverage of regulatory compliance news anywhere online, starting with HIPAA and GDPR compliance.

Our ultimate ambition for this website is for it to become the best market intelligence resource on all matters relating regulatory compliance for all businesses in all industries.

The ComplianceJunction Team

Ryan Coyne, Founder

Ryan Coyne is the founder of ComplianceJunction.  Ryan’s vision for ComplianceJunction is a market intelligence service that is 100% focused on regulatory compliance for all types of organisations. We aim to provide the most comprehensive coverage of regulatory compliance news anywhere online, starting with HIPAA and GDPR compliance. Ryan’s  ultimate ambition for this website is for it to become the best market intelligence resource on all matters relating regulatory compliance for all businesses in all industries.

Steve Alder, Editor, HIPAA Specialist

Steve Alder has many years of experience as an international professional copywriter and journalist, and comes from a background in market research. He is a specialist on legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA, GDPR and other complex legal topics. Steve has developed a deep understanding of regulatory issues surrounding the use information technology in the healthcare industry. Steve holds a B.Sc. from the University of Liverpool.

Michael Cryan, Subject Matter Expert, GDPR Specialist

Michael Cryan is ComplianceJunction’s subject matter expert for GDPR. Michael is responsible for tracking the evolution of GDPR as the new regulation is interpreted and implemented, including tracking case law as it evolves. Michael has 18 years of International experience and is trilingual. Michael Cryan is a certified Data Protection Officer (DPO) with the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI). Michael has also prepared a training module on GDPR and has in the past delivered training courses in Ireland, the UK, Canada, and France.

Andy Kelleher, Subject Matter Expert, HIPAA Specialist

Andy Kelleher is a full-time copywriter and specialist in legal topics, with several years of HIPAA experience. He has contributed thousands of articles to a wide variety of international websites over the past several years. Andy has a background of banking, financial planning and journalism, and has developed deep research skills with dedicated attention to detail.  Among Andy´s professional qualifications, he holds a Financial Planning Certificate issued by the UK Chartered Insurance Institute.

Liam Johnson, Contributor, Compliance Specialist

Liam Johnson is a HIPAA and later GDPR specialist with several years experience writing legal content on various websites. Liam worked on several legal advice websites for a number of years before joining ComplianceJunction. He also worked his way through college as a freelance legal writer. Liam is responsible for the legal accuracy of the compliance information related to HIPAA. He is responsible in-depth research and producing detailed advice on HIPAA topics.

PJ Murray, IT Project Manager

PJ Murray has held technical product manager positions in a number of blue-chip companies, including Ericsson, where he was responsible for launching new products. PJ has been involved with many successful software start-ups, including co-founding CodeFutures in 2004, taking on software management roles encompassing all technical aspects of corporate websites. PJ holds degrees in engineering and mathematics from Trinity College, Dublin.

James Burrage, Web Developer

James Burrage is responsible for coding and testing the ComplianceJunction website. James works closely with the editorial team to ensure content is presented correctly to site visitors. He is responsible for cross-browser support and developing the website to display on as many mobile devices as possible. He performs regular performance testing and is responsible for ensuring the site remains secure for users. He also performs regular security updates on the servers and software systems. James has gained a well-deserved reputation for troubleshooting and problem-solving.

Shane Greene, Graphic Designer

Shane Green is a graphic designer who handles the design elements of the ComplianceJunction website. Shane has endeavored to give ComplianceJunction a distinct visual feel to differentiate the website from other healthcare industry sites and present content in a clear, easy to read and visually appealing format. Shane has produced all of the infographics that can be found on ComplianceJunction.   He combines his passion for art with his technical expertise to communicate complex HIPAA and GDPR ideas through images.

We are committed to reporting news when the stories break, ensuring our visitors obtain the latest information on regulatory changes, data breaches and other information security issues related HIPAA and GDPR.

ComplianceJunction also publishes a newsletter to provide a weekly roundup of the most widely read news on the website.