Bojana is the President of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP's Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), a preeminent global information policy think tank located in Washington, DC, London and Brussels. With more than 20 years of experience and deep knowledge of global data privacy and cybersecurity law, compliance and policy, she has a proven industry record in designing strategy, and building and managing data privacy compliance programs. Bojana was one of 20 privacy experts to participate in the transatlantic “Privacy Bridge Project” from 2014 – 2015 that sought to develop practical solutions to bridge the gap between European and US privacy regimes.
Currently, Bojana sits on the Datum Future Advisory Board, the Internet Commission Advisory Board, the OECD’s Privacy Guidelines Expert Group and the Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law Data Protection Consultation Board, as well as the Advisory Board of the Tech, Law and Security Program (TLS) at the American University Washington College of Law. She participates in many industry groups and is a regular speaker at international privacy and data security conferences. Bojana was also the recipient of the 2019 International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Vanguard Award, which recognizes privacy professionals for outstanding leadership, knowledge and creativity in the field of privacy and data protection.
Prior to joining CIPL, Bojana served for 12 years as the Global Director of Data Privacy at Accenture. In this position, she built and managed a global data privacy team and was responsible for Accenture’s data privacy strategy and compliance programs worldwide, with respect to internal operations, and the company’s technology, outsourcing and consulting services.
Prior to joining Accenture, Bojana worked for eight years as Principal Consultant with Privacy Laws & Business on data protection consulting and auditing projects for private and public sector clients in the UK and abroad.
Relevant Experience Prior to Joining CIPL:
By Bojana Bellamy
Author, A letter to the unsung hero of the GDPR
May 29, 2018
Co-author, Protecting Privacy in a World of Big Data: The Role of Enhanced Accountability
May 18, 2016
Co-author, How to build a cathedral in two years
April 1, 2016
Co-author, Empowering Individuals Beyond Consent, Privacy Perspectives, blog of International Association of Privacy Professionals
July 2, 2015
Author, Privacy Cloud Certification Forecasts Bright Future for Cloud Computing, Privacy Perspectives, blog of International Association of Privacy Professionals
March 12, 2015
Author, The Rise of Accountability from Policy to Practice and Into the Cloud,Privacy Perspectives, blog of International Association of Privacy Professionals
December 10, 2014
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