Elena Sebyakina

CIPP/E, Privacy by design; GDPR DPP, DPM, DPT
Data Protection Officer, GDPR Consultant
Since 2014, Elena has specialized on privacy. Till June 2020 she was a Global DPO in an international IT company, where she implemented GDPR processes and principles in all main processes of the group. Under Elena’s supervision was developed a web portal for collection of electronic consents and processing of DSRs; the process of handling of Personal data breaches.

Full bio

Elena specialized on privacy since 2014. Till June 2020 she was a Global DPO in an international IT company, where she implemented GDPR processes and principles in all main processes of the group, including recruitment, marketing, sales, software development for customers. Under Elena’s supervision was developed was developed a web portal for collection of electronic consents and processing of DSPs; the process of handling of Personal data breaches.

Elena graduated as a lawyer from the law faculty of Moscow State University of M.V.Lomonosov in 2006.

She has been CIPP/E certified in 2018, and trained CIPT, CIPM and Privacy by design in 2019. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and member and expert at Russian privacy professionals association (RPPA), participant and speaker at a number of privacy conferences and forums. She also has an additional education in the leadership and management.

Elena has extensive experience in negotiating contractual terms related to the protection of personal data, including Data processing agreement, Data sharing agreement, SCC, etc.

Elena has experience in project management, internal audit of processes for compliance with GDPR and Russian law, assessment of the existence of legitimate interest, assessment of privacy risks, development of recommendations for compliance engineering with an understanding of the needs and internal specifics of the company.

Some facts

Elena worked on the drafting and registration of Binding Corporate Rules for the group in the EDPB since 2015 and the Rules are the final stage of approval.

Elena directly communicated with company’s data subjects, engaged in the mediation of conflict situations. Fluent in English, experienced in negotiations with foreign clients.

Author of articles on privacy issues for foreign magazines, including CPO magazine, Infosecurity magazine.

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