Ulrika Dellrud, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP


Ulrika Dellrud, CIPP/E and CIPP/M certified, is an attorney with over 20 years of practical experience in the fields of data protection, privacy, government relations and information technology. She has divided this time between Brussels, Washington, DC and Geneva and is a member of the New York bar and a Swedish citizen.

Ulrika currently holds the position of Chief Privacy Officer for PayU, a financial services company present in seventeen countries and part of the Naspers group, based in Brussels. She oversees and leads PayU’s global privacy program and its implementation and has a global team spread throughout the world, reporting to her.  She provides legal advice and counsel to the business units and to local, regional and global data protection and privacy issues and projects.  Ulrika previously held the positions of EMEA Privacy Officer and Legal Director with Oracle Corporation and Corporate Privacy Officer with Novartis Corporation.  She has also led the privacy and compliance department of Iron Mountain for the wider Europe region as its European corporate privacy and compliance counsel.  Prior to joining Iron Mountain, she worked for eight years with General Electric Company in its corporate international law and policy team, where she served as legal counsel for data protection, regulation and government relations. Before joining GE, she was in private practice both in Brussels and Washington, DC.

Ulrika has broad experience in data protection and privacy covers a wide range of operational, compliance, regulatory and policy matters.  As one of the drafters of GE's binding corporate rules (BCRs), she led the approval process of the BCRs in the individual EU member states, acquiring an in-depth knowledge of their approval processes. She is also extensively involved in industry data protection advocacy efforts, a member of different associations, working groups and task forces, and a frequent speaker on privacy and data protection topics.

Ulrika is a graduate of Stockholm and Georgetown Universities and has also pursued advanced European legal studies at the College of Europe in Bruges. She is one of 10 members of the executive committee of the Georgetown University European Law Alumni Advisory Board, has been a member of the EU Advisory Board of the IAPP for four years and is currently a member of its Certification Advisory and the Women Leading Privacy Advisory Boards.



Contributions by Ulrika Dellrud

  • GDPR Data Subject Rights: Handling Requests from Third-Party Platforms
    Web Conference Speaker
  • GDPR Data Subject Rights: Handling requests submitted through third party platforms on behalf of individuals
    Speaker at Virtual Brussels KnowledgeNet: 11 June 2020
  • An Unbiased Conversation: An Interview on Innovation, AI and Bias
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Impact of the GDPR on the Latin American Data Protection Legislations
    Speaker at Bogotá KnowledgeNet: 23 January 2019
  • Member of Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board 2019 - 2021