Tsvetina Hristova Lungarova, CIPP/E, CIPM



Data Protection Specialist

Tsvetina is a senior privacy specialist with 15 years of overall professional experience in business environment combined with educational background in Law, Economics and Public Relations, currently a PhD candidate in Industrial Economics with research focus on Data Protection and digitization (Industry 4.0).


Her interdisciplinary background plays a special role for her decision to specialize in Privacy & Data Protection area, as it provides for a holistic, coordinated and practical approach towards compliance across various business operations areas. She believes it is essential one to have understanding of the business context, its logic and triggers apart from the pure legal requirements to operationalize compliance.


In the past 5 years Tsvetina’s been consulting international companies which are leaders in their respective industries, like Schneider Electric, IKEA, Louis Dreyfus Company, etc. on Privacy & Data Protection matters. She’s been mainly working with global cybersecurity or governance teams on topics such as: building and implementation of global compliance programs, maturity models, breach management and privacy engineering. She is also acting as an external DPO for some Bulgarian subsidiaries of international companies. Apart from her independent consultancy practice, Tsvetina is also teaching International Business Projects at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and driving some side initiatives for informal education in Privacy & Data Protection.


Contributions by Tsvetina Hristova Lungarova

  • Privacy and Cybersecurity: Intersections and Challenges
    Speaker at Virtual Bulgaria KnowledgeNet: 27 April 2023