Cristina Costache, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT, FIP



Global Data Protection Officer and Chief Information Security Officer

With over 20 years under her belt as a professional Cristina has extensive experience in planning, developing and executing strategies in legal, privacy, information governance and security, aimed to ensure maximum alignment with the business objectives.

Cristina started her carrier as a litigation attorney, advising and representing clients in court with cases of a commercial and civil nature. Between 2007 and 2021 Cristina held several legal functions including General Counsel position at a FMCG company and was appointed as Privacy Lead EMEA in 2019.

Cristina joined Noventiq in May 2021 as Global Data Protection Officer. In her current function she is responsible for the planning and implementation of the data protection and information security strategy in Noventiq, coordinating the privacy and security compliance operations for the entire group, in 60+ jurisdictions.


Cristina holds a LLB in general law, CIPP/E, CIPM, CIPT and FIP certifications and is a regular speaker at conferences. 


Contributions by Cristina Costache

  • What Does Good Look Like? The KPI Conundrum
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2023
  • Five Years In: DPOs Take Stock and Look Ahead
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2023
  • The Structure of Contemporary Privacy Function — Challenging the Status Quo
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2023
  • Member of European Advisory Board 2023 - 2024
  • European Privacy Perspectives: What’s new?
    Speaker at Virtual Joint KnowledgeNets: October 19, 2022
  • Member of European Advisory Board 2021 - 2022
  • IAPP Romania KnowledgeNet Chapter Meeting
    Speaker at Romania KnowledgeNet: 11 February 2020