Javier Puyol (pictured), head of the compliance department of MA Abogados, has been appointed chairman of the new Data Protection and Big Data Section of the ICAM. Puyol is one of the leading experts in these fields.
Former Director of the Contentious Legal Department of Grupo Argentaria, Cajas Postal y Banco Hipotecario from 1998-2000, with special emphasis on technological legal advice. Former Director of the Contentious Legal Department of the Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Group from 2000 to 2014, with special emphasis on technological legal advice. Professor at the Judicial School and the Center for Legal Studies of the Administration of Justice.
National and International Consultant in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT’S) and regular collaborator of the Spanish Data Protection Agency and the Catalan Data Protection Authority, holding the Certifications of APEP, ISMS, etc. Collaborator of the CEDDET Foundation and author of the Draft Law of the Republic of Honduras on Personal Data Protection. Member of the Advisory Board of the Spanish Professional Privacy Association (APEP) and of the Governing Board of CUMPLEN. Compliance Officer, having directed the implementation of Corporate Compliance in numerous companies. General Assessor of DPO’s/DPD’s of the Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification (AENOR) until April 2, 2019. President of the Association of Lawyers Specializing in Corporate Pehnal Law (ADECORP).