Emerald de Leeuw, an internationally recognized Data Protection specialist, is CEO of EuroComply, a software company that helps companies manage General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. Effective as from May 2018, GDPR sees a majorly significant overhaul regarding data protection for countries belonging to the EU in over 20 years.
Emerald’s company, EuroComply, is able to advise and supply the necessary software needed to help corporations and smaller businesses make the changes needed to comply with the new GDPR guidelines.
Emerald de Leeuw’s qualifications include an LL.B, LL.M (E-Law and Intellectual Property), and MSc., and she is Harvard Law Certified in Copyright Law. She has admirably succeeded in combining her passions for law and technology, bringing these aspects together into her business and speaking careers. Besides her work and speaking responsibilities, Emerald is also the Managing Director of Lean In Cork, where women are encouraged to collaborate in order to achieve both personal and career goals.
In 2017, the European Commission, Parliament, and EYIF in Brussels, Belgium awarded Emerald the European Innovator of the Year Award. When not working or engaging audiences, she lectures at the Law Society of Ireland on the Technology Law and Data Protection Courses.
An expert in GDPR and its effect on how data is to be managed in future as well as people’s rights as to how their personal data is handled, Emerald de Leeuw brings remarkable insights into how companies need to affect change. An acclaimed speaker on this topic, she is able to guide and advise companies of all sizes in effecting the necessary changes.
Emerald de Leeuw talks on how to make the necessary changes in order to comply with the new GDPR guidelines, as well as its impact on companies and the clients they serve.
"Emerald was great to work with. She was very patient and accommodating of our various requirements and delivered an excellent presentation for our clients who are primarily based in Canada. She not only tailored her GDPR Masterclass presentation to the needs of our clients, but was also flexible and knowledgeable enough to adapt the content even during delivery to reflect what other speakers had already mentioned. Given her in-depth knowledge of the topic, and her outstanding delivery of the Masterclass webinar, we would most definitely work with Emerald again should the opportunity arise."
“Bright, intelligent, friendly & hardworking. What more do you want?”
“I have come to know Emerald through the Ignite Incubation program. She is a determined and hard working woman, she is one to watch as she is doing great things and will go far in her entrepreneurial venture. She is not only the CEO and founder of a great company EuroComply but also has the experience and expertise in Data Protection to insure she is the best at what she does for the company. I would highly recommend working with Emerald, she is hard working and result driven.”