2024 Conference Speakers and Biographies






Conference Speakers

Data Protection Authorities and Policy Makers

  • Claudia Berg, General Counsel, Information Commissioner’s Office, UK
  • Philippe Dufresne, Commissioner, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
  • John Edwards, Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner’s Office, UK
  • Brent Homan, Commissioner, Office of the Data Protection Authority, Guernsey
  • Elena Kazakevicius, Legal Officer, European Data Protection Board
  • Ulrich Kelber, Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, BfDI, Germany
  • Peter Kimpian, Secretary to the Committee of Convention 108, Council of Europe
  • Rachel Masterton, Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Data Protection Authority, Guernsey
  • Karolina Mojzesowicz, Deputy Head, Data Protection Unit, European Commission
  • Sophie Nerbonne, Director for economic co-regulation, CNIL, France
  • Michelle Ramsden, Senior Counsel, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, Department of Justice, USA
  • Tom Reynolds, Chief Economist, Information Commissioner’s Office, UK
  • Guido Scorza, Commissioner, The Garante, Italy
  • Alexander White, Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda
  • Wojciech Wiewiorwski, European Data Protection Supervisor, European Data Protection Supervisor
  • Denise Wong, Deputy Commissioner, Personal Data Protection Commission, Singapore
  • Kai Zenner, Head of Office and Digital Policy Adviser for MEP Axel Voss, European Parliament


  • Cecilia Alvarez, Director of Privacy Policy Engagement, Meta, Spain
  • Cary Bassin, Senior Counsel, AI Privacy and Governance, OpenAI, USA
  • Océane Bayrou, Senior Privacy Counsel – Privacy Leader EMEA, GE HealthCare, France
  • Susan Bingham, Group Data Protection Officer and Director of Information Assurance, The Guardian, UK
  • Jeff Brown, General Counsel, Global Privacy Officer, TELUS International, USA
  • Efrain Castaneda Mogollon, Privacy Counsel Director, OneTrust, UK
  • Kate Colleary, Director, Pembroke Privacy, Ireland
  • Adriana Collins, Senior Counsel, International Privacy, Paramount, UK
  • Sinead Connolly, Senior Privacy Lawyer, J.P. Morgan, UK
  • Valentina De Giorgis, Associate General Counsel, TELUS International, Germany
  • Arnd De Weirdt, International Privacy Counsel & DPO EMEA, Randstad Sourceright, Belgium
  • Benjamin Dolan, Senior Data Protection Manager | Head of Privacy Operations, Deliveroo, UK
  • Sue Foster, Data Privacy Director, Global Clinical Solutions, AstraZeneca, UK
  • Fedelma Good, Data Protection & ePrivacy Consultant, Fedelma Good Consulting, UK
  • Alison Hall, Member of the Ethics Advisory Board, Our Future Health, and Senior Advisor (Humanities), PHG Foundation, UK
  • Johannes Jördens, General Counsel, Data Privacy, Resideo, UK
  • Konstantinos Kaouras, Data Protection Officer, Our Future Health, UK
  • Mark Keddie, Chief Privacy Officer, SITA, Switzerland
  • Joanne Kirby, Privacy Counsel, Palantir Technologies, UK
  • Timothy Ma, Co-founder and Chief Legal Office, k-ID, Hong Kong
  • Ellis Parry, Director, Data Privacy Compliance Solutions, UK
  • Reena Patel, Head of Data Legal, EMEA, UBS, UK
  • Victoria Pérez Riu, Global Lead Counsel Data Privacy & AI, Takeda, UK
  • Benjamin Dolan, Senior Data Protection Manager | Head of Privacy Operations, Deliveroo, UK
  • Thomas Salas, AI/ML Governance Lead, Verily, USA
  • Sabrina Salhi, Chief Privacy Officer and DPO (UK & EU), Marsh McLennan, UK
  • Cassie Smith, Head of Legal, Trust & Ethics, Health Data Research UK, UK
  • Dr Mira Suleimenova, Director of Compliance and Legal, JENTIS, Austria
  • Heikki Tolvanen, Co-founder and Chief Legal Engineer, PrivacyDesigner, Finland
  • Sheena Varma, Chief Privacy Officer, Vice President/Senior Counsel & Risk & Compliance, American Express Global Business Travel, UK

Law Firms

Academics and Interest Groups

  • Colin Bennett, Professor, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Dr Mira Burri, Professor of International Economic and Internet Law, University of Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Dr David Erdos, Professor of Law and Open Society, WYNG Fellow in Law, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Fernando Hortal Foronda, Digital Policy Officer, BEUC
  • Dr Orla Lynskey, Associate Professor, LSE Law School, UK, and Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Belgium
  • 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 Senior Lecturer in Law, Information Law & Policy Centre, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK
  • Geoff Smith, Visiting Professor for Digital Ethics and Trust, Loughborough University, UK
  • Dr Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law, Professor of Information and Communications Law, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
  • Sébastien Ziegler, President, Privacy Symposium and IoT Forum, and Chair, Europrivacy, Switzerland/Luxembourg

Privacy Laws & Business

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Speaker Biographies

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