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Tima Otu Anwana

Data Protection Specialist
Vienna

Summary

Motivated data protection and privacy enthusiast with over 3 years of experience in compliance and the implementation of data protection by design strategies. Committed to promoting a privacy-first approach within corporations and research projects. Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational and communication skills, ready to help with the achievement of company goals.

Overview

6
6
years of professional experience
8
8
years of post-secondary education
2
2
Certifications
3
3
Languages

Work History

Data Protection Consultant & Research Associate

University of Vienna
Vienna
2020.02 - Current
  • Led international teams developing data protection and privacy processes to ensure compliance on various interdisciplinary EU Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe innovation projects.
  • Execute data protection by design strategies through the implementation of data protection impact assessments, data management plans, data minimisation guidelines, anonymisation and pseudoniymisation policies.
  • Achieve a 'privacy-first' approach through the formulation of compliance documents including privacy policies, terms of use and consent requests for data intermediation, eHealth and cloud platforms.
  • Conduct legal reviews of privacy enhancing technologies and strategies for start-ups and SMEs.
  • Develop organisational data protection policies/aggreements by formulating data processing agreements, joint controllership agreements, data license agreements, software license agreements and data sharing policies for EU and third-country data transfers.
  • Manage communications with data subjects and requests for access, rectification and erasure of personal data.
  • Develop and conduct GDPR and ethics workshops for software developers, engineers and clinicians.
  • Conduct research on international data protection laws and legal developments in Europe, USA, Africa and the Middle East. Present findings at conferences and international events.
  • Conduct lectures on data protection law with undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Vienna and FH University.

Legal Trainee

ACAS Law
Lagos
2018.02 - 2018.07
  • Assisted on cases as a member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Department.
  • Responsible for legal research, drafting applications and filing works of authorship, trademarks, service marks and trade names.
  • Drafted, received and tracked due diligence checklists.
  • Attended court hearings and depositions to take notes and document proceedings.

Legal Trainee

UCT Legal Clnic
Cape Twon
2017.01 - 2017.12
  • Managed cases involving legal aid clients and conducted means test assessments.
  • Drafted legal documents including summons, notice of motions and affidavits.
  • Summarized deposition transcripts and case materials for senior review.

Education

PHD - LAW

UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA
Vienna, Austria
2021.01 - Current

LL.M - International Business Law

Tilburg University
Tilburg, Netherlands
2018.08 - 2019.05

LLB - Bachelors of Law

University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
2014.01 - 2018.05

Certification

SheCodes Coding Course - HTML, CSS, Java Script and VS Code.

Languages

English - Native
German - Basic (A2)
IsiZulu - Fluent (C1)

Publications & Speaking Engagements

 

  • "What about the Creators? Legal Issues Faced by Content Creators on the Platform OnlyFans", Juridicum Zeitschrift, 2022.
  • "Enhancing the Entrepreneurship Framework in South Africa", International Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2020.
  • Speaker: "Rethinking Sensitive Data", MozFest, Mozilla Foundation 2023.
  • Moderator: "Regulating AI in Health Research and Innovation", CPDP Conference 2022.
  • Moderator: "Breakfast with Microsoft Event", University of Vienna 2022.
  • Lecturer: "Introduction to Data Protection Law" at FH Campus Wien and University of Vienna.
  • Cohost: "Questionable Tech", a project which leverages social media to disseminate content on technology, data protection and legal developments.

References

 

Catherine Altobelli 

Product Manager - Data Protection, Dynatrace 

catherine.altobelli@dynatrace.com


Emily Johnson

Data Privacy Manager, Deel

emilyeugeniejohnson@gmail.com


Nikolaus Forgo

 Head of Department, University of Vienna - Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law

nikolaus.forgo@univie.ac.at

Timeline

PHD - LAW

UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA
2021.01 - Current

Data Protection Consultant & Research Associate

University of Vienna
2020.02 - Current

LL.M - International Business Law

Tilburg University
2018.08 - 2019.05

Legal Trainee

ACAS Law
2018.02 - 2018.07

Legal Trainee

UCT Legal Clnic
2017.01 - 2017.12

LLB - Bachelors of Law

University of Cape Town
2014.01 - 2018.05

SheCodes Coding Course - HTML, CSS, Java Script and VS Code.

CIPP/E

Tima Otu AnwanaData Protection Specialist