Emerald de Leeuw
Expert on Data Protection
Emerald de Leeuw, an internationally recognised Data Protection specialist, is CEO of EuroComply, a consultancy firm that helps organisations achieve compliance with European Data Protection laws (such as GDPR). Emerald de Leeuw’s qualifications include an LL.B, LL.M (E-Law and Intellectual Property), a MSc in Business Information Systems, CIPP/E., and she is Harvard Law Certified in Copyright Law.
She has admirably succeeded in combining her passions for law and technology, bringing these aspects together into her business and speaking careers. Besides her work and speaking responsibilities, Emerald is also the Managing Director of Lean In Cork, where women are encouraged to collaborate in order to achieve both personal and career goals. In 2017, the European Commission, Parliament, and EYIF in Brussels, Belgium awarded Emerald the European Innovator of the Year Award. When not working or engaging audiences, she lectures at the Law Society of Ireland on the Technology Law and Data Protection Courses and has trained consultants from various businesses, including EY, for the IAPP’s CIPP/E certificate.