Caroline Louveaux, CIPP/E, CIPM




Caroline Louveaux is the EVP/Chief Privacy Officer for Mastercard. She leads the company’s work at the forefront of the policy, regulatory and legal compliance on privacy and data protection globally. Caroline spearheaded Mastercard’s global adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation as well as the adoption of Mastercard’s Binding Corporate Rules and APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules to safeguard the future of Mastercard’s global data flows. She advises the company on issues that support Mastercard’s technology leadership, including cybersecurity, data portability and open banking, data localization, digital identity, blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Caroline serves on the board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), is a member of the advisory expert group on the OECD Privacy Guidelines and participates in the OECD Network of Experts on National AI strategies. She sits on the WEF Task Force on Data Intermediaries, is a member of the UK International Data Transfers Expert Council, the ENISA Working Group on AI Cybersecurity, the IEEE AI Systems Risk and Impact Executive Committee, and co-chairs the Privacy Project led by the US Chamber of Commerce.

Caroline is a committed privacy advocate and is passionate about the legal and societal implications of new technologies. She is also a lecturer at leading academic institutions, including Oxford Cyber Futures, IMD Business School, KU Leuven and Washington University.


Contributions by Caroline Louveaux

  • DMA, DSA and Data Act: Implications of New EU Data Regulations on Contracts
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023
  • Regulator Insights From Today to Help Design Privacy Rules for Tomorrow
    Moderator at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023
  • Member of Executive Committee 2023 - 2023
  • From Compliance to Strategy: Data as a Board Level Issue & Business Opportunity
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022
  • Enforcement Cooperation: A Look Behind the Scenes
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022
  • DMA, DSA, DA, DGA, AI Act: How to Navigate a Soup of New EU Data Regulations
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022
  • Member of Board of Directors 2022 - 2026
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2020 - Cancelled
  • GDPR, ePrivacy, NIS, PSD2 and Beyond: It’s All About Regulating Data!
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018