Kristof Ruisz, CIPP/E


The Emirates Group

Group Data Privacy Manager

Kristof Ruisz is a Hungarian lawyer, currently working as a privacy legal manager in the United Arab Emirates. In this role, he is providing legal and compliance support for his employer in privacy related matters on a global level, with special focus on complying with European privacy regulations. His specialties include implementing and developing privacy impact assessment and subject access request processes and advising on complex data processing matters.  

Prior to working in the United Arab Emirates, he worked for international corporations in Hungary as a lawyer and data privacy associate overseeing their local data privacy programs. Besides data privacy matters, he also has extensive experience in commercial and employment law.

Mr. Ruisz is a graduate of Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest (Hungary), holds an LL.M degree in European and International Business Law and a CIPP/E certification. He is the founding co-chair of IAPP’s KnowledgeNet Chapter in the United Arab Emirates.