Andre is a strategic compliance adviser at the data privacy practice of Baker McKenzie, Amsterdam with more than 20 years of industry experience. He managed and advised in many projects across industries, including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, aviation, telecom, FMCG and retail. Andre's approach to privacy is holistic and includes legal, business, technical and societal implications of the topic. His main focus is on global data privacy risk, compliance and opportunity management. Moreover, he is one of pioneers in the growing field of permission management, including Customer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) and Personal Information Management Systems (PIMS).
Previously, Andre was a managing consultant within the international cybersecurity & privacy practice of Capgemini Consulting. Before that, Andre partnered with two international law and auditing firms, worked as senior privacy program manager at Vodafone and as product manager in the CCTV recording industry. Andre holds an International Executive MBA (Maastricht University), specialized on European data protection law at Tilburg University and holds a technical bachelor degree in Telecommunications. Andre is an IAPP certified privacy professional (FIP, CIPP/E & CIPM).