Ilay Yilmaz, CIPP/E


Baker McKenzie


İlay is a partner at Baker McKenzie İstanbul Office (Esin Attorney Partnership), with more than 15 years of experience in data privacy and tech. She was featured as one of the top young data lawyers in the world in the Global Data Review’s inaugural "40 Under 40" list in 2018. 

She is CIPP/E certified and a chair for Istanbul Knowledgenet, Digital Economy Committee of ABFT/AmCham in Turkey (American Business Forum in Turkey), Turkish Industry and Business Association, International Investors Association and Women in Technology Platform. She works with many NGOs, associations, reputable universities and news platforms for a variety of pro bono work, and gives trainings to start-ups.

She has contributed to more than a 100 articles, most of which were published on international platforms. She has attended international and local conferences as well as symposia as a speaker.