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Global co-head of the Hogan Lovells Privacy and Cybersecurity practice Eduardo Ustaran is widely recognized as one of the world's leading privacy and data protection lawyers and thought leaders. With over 25 years of experience, Eduardo advises multinationals and governments around the world on the adoption of privacy and cybersecurity strategies and policies. Eduardo has been involved in the development of the EU data protection framework and was listed by Politico as the most prepared individual in its 'GDPR power matrix'.
Based in London, Eduardo leads a highly dedicated team advising on all aspects of data protection law – from strategic issues related to the latest technological developments such as artificial intelligence and connected devices to the implementation of global privacy compliance programs and mechanisms to legitimize international data flows.
Eduardo is the author of The Future of Privacy (DataGuidance, 2013), a ground-breaking book where he anticipates the key elements that organizations and privacy professionals will need to tackle to comply with the regulatory framework of the future.
Eduardo is co-founder and editor of Data Protection Leader, a member of the panel of professionals of DataGuidance, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the IAPP. Eduardo is executive editor of European Data Protection Law and Practice (IAPP, 2018), and co-author of Data Protection: A Practical Guide to UK and EU Law (OUP, 2018), Beyond Data Protection (Springer, 2013), E-Privacy and Online Data Protection (Tottel Publishing, 2007) and of the Law Society’s Data Protection Handbook (2004). Eduardo has lectured at the University of Cambridge on data protection as part of its Masters of Bioscience Enterprise, and regularly speaks at international conferences.
- Licenciado en Derecho, University of Navarra
- LLM, European and International Trade Law, University of Leicester
- Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E)
- International Association of Privacy Professionals