2018 Forum programme

Ms. Caroline Louveaux
Ms. Caroline Louveaux

Chief Privacy Officer


Caroline Louveaux is the EVP/Chief Privacy Officer for Mastercard. She is leading the global team responsible for legal compliance, policy and regulatory engagement on privacy and data protection.

Caroline led the efforts to develop and implement Binding Corporate Rules and was instrumental in preparing the company for the EU General Data Protection Regulation as well as other privacy and data-related laws globally. In that context, she assisted in creating Truata, an Irish Trust, designed to provide a dataanonymization and analytics solution in compliance with the EU GDPR.

Caroline is a member of the advisory expert group supporting the review of the implementation of the OECD Privacy Guidelines.

She co-chairs the Privacy Project led by the US Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of Global Connect.

Caroline also participates in the work of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on the use of data for humanitarian action as well as the work of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation on data-driven technologies.

In addition, Caroline is a member of the Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum and of the Advisory Council of the Center for Information Policy & Leadership.

Caroline is Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM – IAPP). She is admitted to the New York Bar.