Bojana is the President of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP’s Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), a preeminent global privacy and data policy think tank located in Washington, DC, London and Brussels. At CIPL, Bojana works with global business and technology leaders, regulators, policy and lawmakers to shape global data policy and practice, and develop thought leadership and best practices for responsible and trusted use of data in the 4th Industrial Revolution. With more than 25 years of experience and deep knowledge of global data privacy and cybersecurity law, compliance and policy, Bojana has a proven industry record in designing strategy, and building and managing data privacy compliance programs. Bojana was 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. In 2021 Politico recognized Bojana in its inaugural list of top Tech28 people shaping digital policy and technology in Europe and beyond. She was also 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 a number of advisory and industry boards, including the Mercedes-Benz Advisory Board for Integrity and Sustainability, 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 also was selected as a member of the Global Privacy Assembly Reference Panel. Bojana participates in many industry groups and is a regular speaker at corporate and governmental events and conferences.
Prior to joining CIPL, Bojana served for 12 years as the Global Director of Data Privacy at Accenture, and worked for eight years as Principal Consultant with Privacy Laws & Business 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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