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Atis Gailis Resume Certified GDPR expert and tech lawyer


I am data protection officer at multinational group of companies operating in Europe, Caucasus and Latin America. I ensure compliance of 4finance group with applicable privacy and data protection law.

I used to be legal consultant at financial institution with focus on technologies and IT issues, personal data protection, electronic commerce, intellectual property, competition, electronic documents and electronic services.

Experience in:
– drafting and editing contracts;
– consultations;
– drafting internal normative acts;
– drafting legislation acts;
– representation at court.

Specialties: Electronic documents law, privacy and data protection law, IT and internet law, civil (contract) law, European Union law, debt management / recovery, intellectual property law

Job experience

  • 2017 till now

    data protection officer

    AS “4finance”

  • 2013 till 2017


    AS “4finance”

  • 2009 to 2013


     “Swedbank” AS

  • 2007 to 2009

    legal consultant

     Secretariat of Special Assignments Minister for Electronic Government Affairs

  • 2000 to 2007


    a/s “Latvijas Finieris”

Courses and certificates

  • 2015

    Certified personal data protection specialist

    Certified by Data State Inspectorate of Republic of Latvia


  • 2020


    Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe



  • 2006 to 2009

    Web Design

    Baltic International Academy

  • 2001 to 2003

    European studies

    University of Latvia, obtained Masters degree in social science.

  • 1995 to 2000


    University of Latvia, Faculty of Law; obtained Masters degree in Law.

  • 1984 to 1995

    Secondary education

    Ogre 1st secondary school, form 1 to 12; secondary education.



– Latvian (native)
– English (good)
– Russian (good)

Driver's licence

Category B

Computer skills

Advanced user – MS Office programs, graphic design programs: Photoshop, Illustrator etc.