Aoife Sexton, CIPP/E



CPO, Chief of Product Innovation

Aoife Sexton is Trūata’s Chief Privacy Officer. Trūata was founded by Mastercard and IBM in 2018 and delivers privacy-enhanced data management and analytics solutions to help clients unlock business growth while protecting consumer privacy.

Aoife joined the Trūata team from the law firm Tech Law Services, advising technology clients within the areas of Commercial, Data Protection, IP and Technology Law. She also co-founded an innovative consultancy firm offering a full range of data protection services. As part of that firm, she acted as an approved IAPP trainer for the CIPP/E course and conducted regular training courses in Ireland.

Previously, Aoife headed up the IP/IT department of a large Dublin commercial law firm. Prior to that Aoife was General Counsel with an Irish technology company Aoife worked in the GSM Association, the global industry body for mobile operators, where she held several senior positions including that of General Counsel, CEO (Interim), Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs and Head of the Development Fund.

Aoife is a graduate of University College Dublin (BCL) and the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. She is CIPP/E certified.


She is a lecturer on data protection at the Law Society of Ireland’s school of law and a lecturer on the Law Society’s post graduate courses on data protection and technology law. She is also a regular conference speaker.


Contributions by Aoife Sexton

  • Privacy Enhancing Technologies as Collaboration Tools
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2022
  • Exploring Supplementary Measures in the Context of International Data Transfers
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021
  • Member of European Advisory Board 2020 - 2021
  • How Trüata Got Its Privacy Programme to Perform
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018