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Sophie Clavet

Senior Manager

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Sophie provides advisory services at governance and operational levels to clients in the field of Banking and Finance (AML/CFT), Technology, Health, Police/Justice and Humanitarian Action. She is a lawyer and a certified Data Protection Officer (DPO) with more than 10 years of Data Protection and Privacy experience. Her areas of intervention range from policy development to audits and DPIAs, public-private partnerships, data transfers (TIAs, SCCs, BCRs), data protection due diligence and vendors contractual compliance review.

Before joining AWO, Sophie has worked with the French Government as a Financial Crime Specialist. She also performed data protection advisory roles for international organisations, including as a DPO and a Data Protection Adviser (UNICEF, INTERPOL, the World Bank and the International Committee of the Red Cross).

Sophie is a DPO certified at both European and national levels (European Institute of Public Administration; University Paris II & Hogan Lovells Law Firm). She is a legal Expert of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) in the area of new technologies as well as an Expert of the United Nations Security Council Affairs Division on sanctions-related matters. She has delivered presentations addressing privacy and data protection challenges in various contexts, including events organized by the banking sector, the tech industry, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), national authorities, and the European Union. Her published work addresses notably the use of biometrics by the private and the public sectors and the processing of passenger name record (PNR) data by the civil aviation industry.

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