Joaquín Pérez Catalán

International Department of Spanish Data Protection Agency

Joaquín Pérez Catalán, Telecommunication Engineer; Certifications CISA, CISM and CGEIT by ISACA. More than 25 years of professional experience in the fields of IT Security, Data Protection and Privacy in Spain and abroad. Extensive experience in privacy audit plans on different sectors such as Banking, Financials, Insurance, Telecommunications, Health, Public Administration, Justice, Police, etc. Resident Twinning Adviser in two twinning projects financed by the EU held in Bulgaria and Israel. Expert in other projects implemented in France, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Croatia, Mexico, Albania, and Montenegro etc. Representative of the Spanish Data Protection Authority in national and international working groups. Professor and lecturer on IT security and privacy in different Universities and institutions. Currently working in the International Department of the AEPD, participating in the process of implementation of the new European Data Protection Regulation.