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Carlos Alberto Saiz

WHO

Carlos Alberto Saiz

POSITION

Professor, Master in Cybersecurity

President, CUMPLEN Asociación de Profesionales de Cumplimiento Normativo
Attorney, Partner & Head of Risk & Compliance Practice, Ecix Group

AREA

Data Science & Technology

Subjects
Compliance, Ethics, and CSR

Professional Experience
An expert in Risk&Compliance, IT Law, Privacy and Cybersecurity law, Carlos is partner and Head of the Governance, Risk & Compliance Group at ECIX GROUP.
Legal counsel to leading corporations and public Administrations on IT Security related matters, such as large scale outsourcing projects and data protection audits, Carlos is a visible figure in Spain on matters related to Data Protection Law and IT Security Management (Compliance). Joined ECIJA in 1999. Partner since 2003 to 2012. LLM in Law at Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE).

Professional Memberships
Madrid Bar Association. Vice President and co-Founder of ISMS Forum Spain a non-profit organization intended to raise awareness on the importance of IT Security across public and private organizations. Director of DPI (Data Protection Institute) a non-profit institution aimed to gather national and international experts in privacy and data protection. President of CUMPLEN (non-profit Association for Compliance Professionals), Member of the CSA Directors Board in Spain. CSA (Cloud Security Alliance) is a leading international organization aimed to promote the use of Best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing. He also co-directs the Data Protection Forum at FIDE and is lecturer at prestigious business institutions, Universities and expert forums.

Experience
Attorney, Partner and Head of Risk & Compliance Practice - Ecix Group
President - CUMPLEN Asociación de Profesionales de Cumplimiento Normativo
Vice President - ISMS Forum Spain
Director - Data Privacy Institute
Vicepresident 5º - ENATIC
Co-Director of Data Protection Forum, Academic Board Member - FIDE

Education
Director, 4º y 5º Edición Programa Superior de Compliance - IE Business School
Director, 1ª, 2ª y 3ª edición Programa Superior de Compliance - IE
LLM, Law - ICADE
LLB, Law - Universidad de Alcalá