Maria Toromanova has worked in financial institutions since 2011, including 7 years as Head of Compliance of one of the top banks in Bulgaria. Her work involves developing policies in the area of consumer protection, data protection, ethics, fraud, and anti-money laundering, and training and monitoring compliance. Her interest in Data Protection evolved while preparing the bank for GDPR. She holds a degree in Law from Sofia University and a CIPP/E. She is preparing for CIPM certification.