Federico Rossi, CIPP/E


IHG Hotels & Resorts

Global Director - Privacy

Federico is an EU/UK-qualified lawyer specialized in Cyber-Security and Data Protection laws serving as Senior Privacy Counsel in IRI – Information Resources.

Since the early stages of his career, Federico developed an interest in Tech Law while working for a Cloud-IT specialist law firm in Milan.

Thanks to such experience, he envisioned his career as international Tech lawyer and decided to pursue it by moving to London and working with high profile Telecom and Big Data clients on Privacy matters.

In IRI, Federico oversees the privacy program, negotiate commercial agreements and advise functional teams for EMEA and APAC. He has wide experience in the areas of GDPR (EU/UK), data identification, international data transfers and cyber-incidents.

He is known in the Legal Team for having developed a Legal by Design culture for internal Privacy and Data Protection matters. Federico also leads a network of regional Privacy Champions as part of his role.

He achieved a LL.M. in Corporate Law, certified by ICA - International Compliance Association and active member of IAPP. He has earned an IAPP CIPP/E certification and OneTrust Fellow of Privacy Technology privacy professional credential.


Contributions by Federico Rossi

  • Member of Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board 2021 - 2022