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Atis Gailis Resume Certified GDPR expert and tech lawyer

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Atis Gailis - GDPR expert, privacy 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.


drafting and editing contracts
monitoring compliance
drafting internal normative acts;
drafting legislation acts
representation at court


privacy and data protection law
IT and tech law
electronic documents law
European Union law
intellectual property law

Job experience

  • 2021 till now

    data protection officer

    Intrum Global Technologies SIA

  • 2017 till 2021

    group 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

  • 2020


    Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe

    (Certification no. 000270858I)

  • 2015

    Certified personal data protection specialist

    Certified by Data State Inspectorate of Republic of Latvia



  • 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.