2019 International Conference Speakers

Data Protection Authorities and Policy Makers

  • Eduardo Bertoni Director, Nacional Access to Public Information Agency, Argentina
  • Peter Brown Group Manager (Technology Policy), Technology Policy & Innovation Executive Directorate, ICO, UK
  • Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, ICO, UK
  • Jay Fedorak Information Commissioner, Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner, Jersey
  • Bruno Gencarelli Head of the International Data Transfers and Protection Unit, European Commission, Brussels
  • Andrea Jelinek Chair, European Data Protection Board Director, Data Protection Authority, Austria
  • James-Dipple-Johnstone Deputy Commissioner, ICO, UK
  • Urs Maurer-Lambrou Delegate International Affairs, Switzerland Data Protection Authority, Switzerland
  • Karolina Mojzesowicz Deputy Head - Data Protection Unit, European Commission, Brussels
  • Elisabeth Stafford Head of EU Data Flows, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, UK
  • Daniel Therrien Commissioner, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Canada
  • Bradley Tosso Assistant Information Commissioner, Gibraltar Regulatory Authority, Gibraltar
  • Brendan Van Alsenoy Legal Advisor, Data Protection Authority, Belgium
  • Wojciech Wiewiorwski Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor, European Data Protection Supervisor, Brussels


Speaker Biographies - Data Protection Authorities

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  • Vivienne Artz Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv, UK
  • Carl Blake Legal Director, Bupa Global, UK
  • Max Bleyleben Managing Director and Chief Privacy Officer, SuperAwesome, UK
  • John Bowman Senior Data Privacy Principal, Promontory, UK
  • Garreth Cameron Data Protection Officer, EMEA, Dentsu Aegis Network, UK
  • Lien Ceulemans Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Global Privacy, Salesforce, USA
  • Guy Cohen Policy and Strategy Lead, Privitar, UK
  • Paul Comerford Senior Sales Manager Trunomi UK
  • Debbie Evans Data Protection Professional & Lawyer, Kincordia Limited, UK
  • Olga Ganopolsky General Counsel - Privacy and Data, Macquarie Group, Australia
  • John Grant Civil Liberties Engineer, Palantir Technologies, USA
  • Tina Maisonneuve Global Privacy Counsel, GSK, UK
  • Soumya Patnaik Data Protection Consultant, Privacy Perfect, Netherlands
  • Ioan Peters EMEA Team Lead and Associate Managing Director for Incident Response, Kroll, UK
  • Michelle Phillips Global Data Protection & Privacy Senior Counsel, British American Tobacco, UK
  • Kevin Shepherdson CEO & Founder, Straits Interactive, Singapore
  • Peter Singleton Interim CPRD IG Manager Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD), MHRA, UK
  • Linda Thielová Privacy Counsel, OneTrust, UK
  • Alvin Toh Chief Marketing Officer / Head, International Operations, Straits Interactive, Singapore
  • Claus Ulmer Group Data Privacy Officer, Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany
  • Esther Watt Data Protection Officer, North Kesteven District Council, UK
  • Josh Zweig Civil Liberties Engineer, Palantir Technologies, USA

Speaker Biographies - Companies

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Law Firms

  • Rafi Azim-Khan Partner, Pillsbury, UK
  • Ann Bevitt Partner, Cooley, UK
  • Peter Church Counsel, Linklaters, UK
  • Rebecca Cousin Partner, Slaughter and May, UK
  • Richard Cumbley Solicitor, Partner and Global Practice Head, Linklaters, UK
  • Ines Antas de Barros Managing Associate, Vieira De Almeida, Portugal
  • Alison Deighton Partner, HelloDPO, UK
  • Jamie Drucker Senior Associate, Bristows, UK
  • Simon Elliot Partner, Dentons, UK
  • James Fenelon Senior Associate, Bird & Bird, UK
  • Richard Jeens Partner, Slaughter and May, UK
  • Paul Lavery Partner, McCann Fitzgerald, Ireland
  • Lore Leitner Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, UK
  • Jenai Nissim Partner, HelloDPO, UK
  • Isabel Ornelas Lawyer, Vieira De Almeida, Portugal
  • Kwang Bae Park Head of Protection & Partner, Lee & Ko South, Korea
  • Nigel Parker Partne,r Allen & Overy, UK
  • David Smith Special Advisor, Allen & Overy, UK
  • Rob Sumroy Partner, Slaughter and May, UK
  • Tanguy Van Overstraeten Partner, Linklaters, Belgium
  • Daniele Vecchi Partner, Gianni, Origone, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, Italy
  • Mark Watts Partner, Bristows, UK
  • Ashley Winton Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, UK

Speaker Biographies - Law Firms

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Academics and Interest Groups


  • Oliver Butler Fellow by Special Election in Law, Wadham College, University of Oxford, UK
  • Danilo Doneda Lawyer and Professor, Public Law Institute, Brazil
  • Dr David Erdos University Lecturer in Law and Open Society, WYNG Fellow in Law, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Dr Julian Huppert Independant Reviewers of DeepMind's healthcare activities and Director, Intellectual Forum Jesus College Cambridge, UK
  • Christopher Millard Professor of Privacy and Information Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Dr Nora Ni Loideain Director and Lecturer in Law, Information Law & Policy Centre, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study University of London, UK

Speaker Biographies - Academics

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Privacy Laws & Business

  • Stewart Dresner Chief Executive, Privacy Laws & Business
  • Laura Linkomies Editor, Privacy Laws & Business
  • Valerie Taylor Consultant, Privacy Laws & Business

PL&B Biographies

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