Nicole Monleon de Wallmann



Senior Legal Counsel, Manager, European Data Protection

Dr. Nicole Monleon de Wallmann is the Manager European Data Protection of Panasonic Europe B.V. Panasonic operates in more than 35 countries across Europe and the CIS region and employs more than 11,000 people in sales, marketing, manufacturing, design and lifestyle research as well as in R&D centers and support companies.

Nicole is a Senior Legal Counsel within Panasonic Europe’s Legal and Compliance Team with more than 10 years of experience in legal practice. Since July 2018 Nicole oversees and coordinates Data Protection Compliance in Europe and the CIS region. She provides detailed advice on data protection matters also to Panasonic Corporation in Japan. She works cross-functional and has become the linchpin between the various stakeholders in the region and in Japan concerning GDPR compliance. 

Prior to her current role, Nicole counselled various Panasonic companies in Europe since 2006. She is an accomplished in-house lawyer, has a strong business acumen and in-depth experience. Nicole has particular expertise in Data Protection Law (GDPR), Competition and Antitrust law, and Contract Law. She is a qualified German lawyer admitted to the bar. Before starting to work as a Legal Counsel at Panasonic Industrial Europe GmbH in 2006 Nicole worked at the Max-Plank Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg and earned her PhD at the University of Hamburg.

Nicole is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Verein der Freunde des Hamburger Max-Planck-Instituts für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht e.V., and the Hanseatic Bar Association. 

Nicole is fluent in German, Spanish and English.


Contributions by Nicole Monleon de Wallmann

  • Your Processor and You: Successfully Negotiating DPAs, or It Takes Two to Tango
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019