Heidi Mäkelä, CIPP/E


Telia Company AB

Group Legal Privacy Director, CIPP/E

Heidi Mäkelä is a Senior Legal Counsel (LL.M. with court training, CIPP/E) working in Telia Finland, a Finnish subsidiary of Telia Company. Telia Company provides telecommunications and media services covering Baltics and Nordics with over 20.000 employees. Mrs. Mäkelä is responsible for giving strategic and operational advice in relation to privacy and confidentiality of communications through-out her organization and is a member of the management team of Online, Marketing and Analytics department in Telia Finland. As a member of Telia Company’s group wide Privacy Legal Counsel Team, she is responsible for maintaining legal interpretation documentation and giving advice in her specialization areas to all companies within Telia Company. Mrs. Mäkelä is also an active member in several working groups relevant to data protection and contributes to lobbying and establishing best practices and policies within the industry.