Kate Colleary, CIPP/E, CIPM

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Pembroke Privacy

Country Leader, Ireland, IAPP; Director

Kate Colleary, LLB (hons), Dip Arb, Dip eComm, CIPP/E, CIPM

Director of Pembroke Privacy and practising lawyer, Kate gained an honours degree in law from Trinity College Dublin in 1995. She has been a qualified lawyer since 1999, working in large corporate law firms for almost two decades.

 

Kate is also the Irish Country Leader for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She regularly speaks at conferences in the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia and is a Data Guidance expert, providing content on their global platform.

 

Kate delivers IAPP’s CIPP/E & CIPM training globally. She also lectures on the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland and postgraduate courses in data protection law. She lectures lawyers on “the Role and Practice of the DPO”. She was one of only three Irish lawyers nominated for a Women in Law Award by the UK’s Lawyer Magazine.

 

Kate has featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, and has appeared on RTE television and radio, BBC Radio 4, Today FM and NewsTalk. She has most recently written a detailed paper on the data protection regime in Ireland, which was to be presented in person at the international congress of European judges in the Hague in May 2020 but was delayed due to Covid-19.

 

Kate has decades of experience delivering data protection services. She leads a team of expert consultants who provide outsourced DPO services and data protection consulting services to global clients, including big tech, government bodies, hospital groups and financial services organisations. 

 

Contributions by Kate Colleary

  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 13 May 2022
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Privacy Awareness and Culture: Back to basics
    Speaker at Virtual Dublin KnowledgeNet: 25 January 2022
  • From the Playground to the Office: Dos and don'ts of managing children's and employee data
    Speaker at Virtual Ireland and UK Joint KnowledgeNet: 14 December 2021
  • Regional Enforcement Updates: The EU and Latin America
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021
  • Information Security Breaches: The data protection compliance impact
    Speaker at Virtual Cork and Dublin Joint KnowledgeNet: 11 November 2021
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 23 July 2021
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Developments in the World of AdTech, Cookies, and Tracking Technologies
    Speaker at Virtual Dublin KnowledgeNet: 16 June 2021
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 9 April 2021
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Brexit: Implications and Challenges
    Speaker at Virtual Dublin KnowledgeNet: 28 January 2021
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 11 Dec. 2020
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2020 - Cancelled
  • International Data Transfer - What to expect after the CJEUs 'Schrems II' Decision
    Speaker at Virtual Rome KnowledgeNet: 29 October 2020
  • Necessity and Proportionality – Surveillance Measures in a Pandemic
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 17 April 2020
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Everyday Challenges for a Data Protection Officer
    Speaker at Dublin KnowledgeNet: 5 March 2020
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 24 Jan. 2020
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 23 Aug. 2019
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 21 June 2019
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Data Subject Access Rights Revolution: What Has Changed and What’s Next
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Brexit Countdown: Preparing for Impact
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 1 Feb. 2019
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • The Latest on Personal Data Privacy in EMEA - Brexit & Privacy
    Speaker at Dublin KnowledgeNet: 28 January 2019
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe, 5 Oct. 2018
    Europe Data Protection Digest
  • Third Party GDPR Risk Management
    Speaker at Dublin KnowledgeNet: 27 September 2018
  • So, You're not Ready for the 25th Deadline? What you should do first...
    Speaker at Cork KnowledgeNet: 4 May 2018
  • Notes from the IAPP Europe Managing Director, 26 January 2018
    Europe Data Protection Digest