The Board

ADPPRO is a thought leader self-regulatory association of data protection professionals based in the European Union, active around the globe and the first European Association of data protection professionals open for members outside the EU.

Present Occupations in European Data Protection Law

Romeo Kadir

Professor mr drs Romeo F. Kadir MA MSc LLM LLM (Adv) EMBA EMoC

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of the International Board of Experts with EuroPrivacy Certification Scheme (Geneva and Luxembourg)
Member of the International Strategic Board with EuroPrivacy Certification Scheme (Geneva and Luxembourg)
Member of the Swiss-Chinese Law Association (SCLA)

Former occupations in European Data Protection Law:
President European Institute for Privacy, Audit, Compliance & Certification (EIPACC)
Co-Founder/Vice-President European Association for Data Protection Professionals (EADPP)
Chair EADPP Certification Committee Data Protection Professionals
Chair EADPP Academic Board
Chair EADPP Expert Committee on Cybersecurity
Chair EADPP Expert Committee on Artificial Intelligence (AI)
President Supervisory Board of the Dutch Privacy Complaints Office (NPKI)
Rapporteur to UN Monitoring Commission Human Rights on behalf of the Dutch Privacy Foundation (SPN)

Publications:
Handbook DPO – A Practical Guide, Privacy Publishing Group (2017), Editor-in-Chief of ‘Data Protection Dictionary’, authored, edited and coordinated ‘Handbook for the Data Protection Officer – A practical Guide’, ‘The Ultimate GDPR Business Guide – Six Volumes’ and other relevant books in the field of privacy and data protection (www.dataprotectionbooks.com).

Frank van Steenwinkel

President DataNow – a company active in the area of data protection
President Fidecity – a company active in the area of smart cities

The board at the Privacy Symposium Event, 2022 Venice