The whole Data Privacy Day 2022 speakers are gradually announced.

Isabella Ripota has worked in Management in  international organizations for the last 20 years. Her professional experience covers various roles held in OFID, ICRC, OSCE and lastly the IAEA, where she is designated as the Agency’s Data Protection Officer. 

Owe Langfeldt is a legal and policy officer in the data protection unit of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers. Before joining the Commission, Owe worked as a legal officer in the supervision and enforcement unit of the European Data Protection Supervisor.

Marc Lemmer was appointed 2019 as a Commissionner to the national data protection authority CNPD (Commission Nationale pour la Protection des Données). He brings 20 years of experience and passion for starting, developing and transforming companies and public institutions within the national innovation ecosystem. Before moving to the CNPD, Marc was Head of Industry partnerships and Technology transfer (TTO) of the SnT research center at the University of Luxembourg. Earlier, he created Bridging Gaps to support as an independent advisor innovation-driven organisations. He founded his firm after leaving the LIST created in 2015 following the merger of the Public Research Centre Gabriel Lippmann with the Public Research Centre Henri Tudor where he acted as the CEO for 6 years.

An expert in Internet security, new information technologies and in Internet privacy concerns, Chris Pinchen is a trainer and independent worker for BEE SECURE. There, he developed various educational material to raise citizens’ awareness for a safe and responsible use of both the Internet and new media.

Sandrine Munoz is the Data Protection Officer of the University of Luxembourg since July 2017. This position leads her to examine various issues and questions in relation with Data Protection Regulation for very different purposes such as administrative, research or academic in different areas (biomedical, humanities, computing science..). She holds a PhD in European and French law focused on internet issues, from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (South of France). Beforehand she worked for the Ministry of Economics as legal advisor for electronic commerce and a luxembourg major bank as lawyer, compliance officer and personal data protection lawyer.  

Gary Cywie specialises in Technology. His particular areas of expertise are data protection and privacy, internet and e-commerce, electronic signature, electronic archiving, IT security and media and telecommunications. In addition, he specialises in the drafting and negotiating of IT outsourcing agreements in the financial services and insurance sectors, software license agreements and commercial contracts. Gary also handles IP matters and is involved in Fintech developments.

Successively IT project manager and SOX coordinator, then consultant in physical security and information security, these different positions have allowed Matthieu Gatineau to have experience and legitimacy in Data Privacy and protection. Recently awarded as Luxembourg’s DPO of the year 2021.