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Romeo Kadir

President of Association Data Protection Professionals Europe (ADPPRO), Professor at University of Padjadjaran, Visiting Honorary Professor at Jindal Global University (JGU), Researcher at University of Utrecht
Association Data Protection Professionals Europe (ADPPRO)
Participates in 3 items

At present Romeo Kadir serves as the President of the Association of Data Protection Professionals Europe (ADPPRO). ADPPRO is a thought leader self-regulatory association of data protection professionals based in the European Union, active around the globe and the first European Association of data protection professionals open for members outside the EU. Please visit for more information.

First appointed Data Protection Officer (DPO) ever in the Netherlands (European Union) at a semi-public entity. Seasoned European Privacy and Data Protection Expert (22+ years of practical experience in EU Privacy and Data Protection Law, Business Management, Compliance and Ethics).

Studied European and International Law, Political Sciences and Business Administration.

Romeo Kadir is EIPACC EADPP Professor European Privacy & Data Protection Law at Universitas Padjadjaran UNpad (Indonesia) and Honorary Visiting Research Fellow with O.P. Jindal Global University (New Delhi), Senior Associate Fellow with Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy (New Delhi), Lecturer Science Honours Academy and Lecturer at the International Molengraaff Institute, Utrecht University (UU, Netherlands). In 2010 he was founder of the first European Data Protection Academy focusing on privacy-only executive education.

Present Occupations in European Data Protection Law:
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of the International Board of Experts with EuroPrivacy Certification Scheme (Geneva and Luxembourg)
Member of the International Strategic Board with EuroPrivacy Certification Scheme (Geneva and Luxembourg)
Member of the Swiss-Chinese Law Association (SCLA)

Former Occupations in European Data Protection Law:
President European Institute for Privacy, Audit, Compliance & Certification (EIPACC)
Co-Founder/Vice-President European Association for Data Protection Professionals (EADPP)
Chair EADPP Certification Committee Data Protection Professionals,
Chair EADPP Academic Board
Chair EADPP Expert Committee on Cybersecurity
Chair EADPP Expert Committee on Artificial Intelligence (AI)
President Supervisory Board of the Dutch Privacy Complaints Office (NPKI)
Rapporteur to UN Monitoring Commission Human Rights on behalf of the Dutch Privacy Foundation (SPN)

Handbook DPO - A Practical Guide, Privacy Publishing Group (2017)
Editor-in-Chief of ‘Data Protection Dictionary’, authored, edited and coordinated ‘Handbook for the Data Protection Officer – A practical Guide’, ‘The Ultimate GDPR Business Guide – Six Volumes’ and other relevant books in the field of privacy and data protection (

Sessions in which Romeo Kadir participates

Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Rome
6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | 2 hours
Social Events

Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Rome
4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | 1 hour
Data Protection in PracticeSocio-economic Perspective

Thursday 7 April, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Rome
12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | 1 hour

The panel will present to the audience the marketing and advertising EU legal framework and recent decisions of EU Supervisory Authorities. The main issues related to privacy compliance for digital marketing and behavioural/ programmatic advertising will be discussed. Moreover, the speakers will share their reflections on how to convert the security &privacy "vicious cycle” into a “virtuous cycle” by providing...