Following the outbreak of COVID-19 and its development into a global pandemic, companies have been implementing exceptional measures to protect their employees, customers and others. As a result, organisations started to collect and process new types of data.

The governance of data processing and the formation of a privacy-aware culture has been one of the biggest issues for compliance experts and it will remain, but now it gets even more complex and challenging.

Join us at the International Data Transfers & Compliance webinar to learn and network with professionals from all over the globe.

6 MAY 2020

at 17:00 CEST

Webinar length

1.5 hours



Topics To Be Discussed​

Privacy corporate compliance and best practices when working from home

Corporate Data Governance during crisis – Challenges for the Board

Compliance and corporate responsability

Webinar Speakers​

Mehdi Chourib

Technical Director



Dan Manolescu

Director International Privacy Counsel

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Joanna Mankad

Joanna Mankad

Former Director (Compliance)

Credit Suisse Services India Pvt Ltd


David Sinclair

Privacy Consulting Manager FIP, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT


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David Sinclair

David Sinclair serves as a Privacy Consultant at OneTrust – the #1 most widely used privacy, security and trust technology platform. In his role, David advises companies large and small on EU GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Brazil LGPD, and hundreds of the world’s privacy laws, focused on formulating efficient and effective responses to data protection requirements as well as building and scaling privacy programmes. David is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (FIP, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT) and earned a degree in Economics from Loughborough University.

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Mehdi Chourib — Moderator

A dynamic entrepreneur, Mehdi Chourib founded T-SCOP as global player in information security, operating across Germany, the United States, France and Dubai; specializing in managed security services, advisory services, GDPR compliance, identity and incident response for enterprise level organizations. Mehdi’s ability to understand industry trends and to successfully analyse enterprise business security demands have supported him achieve the profile of a global cybersecurity expert. He regularly shares his expertise with entrepreneurs community. Mehdi is a scientific researcher in the field of information network information hiding (network covert channels and network steganography). He also lectures regularly on information network information hiding at the University of applied sciences in Worms (Germany). Over the last 10 years of professional experience, Mehdi Chourib has covered several aspects of the information security: leadership, organizational, governance, compliance, technical and operational; and includes many industries such as the automotive, information technology, retail and health care sector. In his former role as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) group at Yazaki European Group, he led the implementation of European GDPR across many countries. Mehdi is a speaker and panelist on worldwide cybersecurity conferences. He has made several publications in the field of privacy and cybersecurity, including:
– Mazurczyk, W., Wendzel, S., Chourib, M., & Keller, J. (2019). Countering adaptive
network covert communication with dynamic wardens. Future Generation Computer
Systems, 94, 712-725.
– M. Chourib (2019) Detecting Selected Network Covert Channels Using Machine Learning.
International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation.

Dan Manolescu

Privacy and Data Protection senior professional who successfully designed, managed, aligned, implemented and audited global data privacy programs for multinational companies and delivered compliance with global data privacy laws including the General Data Protection Regulation.

Privacy corporate compliance and best practices when working from home

Joanna Mankad

A senior management professional and a passionate leader with first class communication skills and a long track record of more than 22 years of successful governance experience in various industries (Banking, Logistics, IT). An exceptional C-suite executive, designs, develops and implements strategies towards substantial growth and risk-free environment for global organizations.

As a key member of Boards, Joanna has successfully driven and implemented global governance mechanisms across various regions. She holds a certificate for Board Governance by the Institute of Directors (IoD) and also a member of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs.

Joanna is a certified Lead Assessor for Data Privacy by the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and has deep seeded knowledge and understanding of KYC and data privacy policies. She understands regulatory requirements, designs internal disciplinary frameworks, policies and processes for maintaining reputation and reducing risk.


Corporate Data Governance during crisis – Challenges for the Board