Practical experience and proven excellence

Advising industry leading organisations and public authorities across different geographies

+ 60
years of privacy experience
+ 75
Privacy audits
+ 100
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WLC Privacy Professionals // Map of Geographical Experience // White Label Consultancy

Our experience as privacy professionals covers a wide range  of geographies, including all of the European Union countries and European Institutions. Working with and advising corporations and governments in Asia and North America.

Where local in-depth experience is required, we can draw upon our expert privacy professionals.

Our Team

Our path is what makes us

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Nicholai Pfeiffer

Managing Partner

Nicholai has 20+ years of experience in the technology and telecommunications industries. He has a successful track record of managing global legal & privacy teams as well as complex large-scale projects. 

Prior to joining WLC, he served 5 years as Group Privacy Officer of Telenor Group, where he successfully led one of largest GDPR-projects in Scandinavia. Nicholai has extensive experience with implementation of privacy management programs in global organisations.

In addition to the wide range of top-level roles within the telecom industry, he has served in the office of Danish Telecom regulator. 

Nicholai holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Copenhagen.

Dr. Magdalena Góralczyk

Partner, Head of Data Protection

Before joining WLC, Magdalena served as the Global Lead Privacy Counsel for Nokia. Prior to that she was Vice President for Privacy in a global telecom.

She has advised international organisations on legal developments globally, among others on implementation of privacy controls for ad-tech, vendor management efforts, free data flow regulations. In addition, she has led several BCR projects.

Her work in EU funded research includes consulting on consent provisions in the drafting phase of GDPR.

Her data protection experience is rooted in her PhD on the concept of anonymity and identity and previous experience in academia.

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André Årnes

Partner, Head of Cyber Security

André joined WLC as a Partner in January 2022, after having served 7 years as the Global CSO of Telenor Group.

He has 20+ years of experience within security leadership, cyber security, and digital forensics.

His previous work experience covers working as CIO in Telenor Global Shared Services, a Senior Principal Consultant for Security Architecture with Oracle, and as a Special Investigator the for Norwegian National Criminal Investigation Service.

André is also a part-time Professor at the Norwegian Technical University (NTNU) Department of Information Security and Communication Technology.

Dr. Andrzej Latka

Senior Consultant - Data Science

Andrzej is an internationally recognised expert on the behaviour of complex systems. He has experience both in academia (University of Chicago) and industry (Riot Games). Currently, he leads the analytics team at Plum Research, where he provides data-driven insights on global entertainment consumption to major Hollywood studios and top broadcasters.

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Dagfinn Bergsager

Senior Consultant - Privacy and Security Engineering

Dagfinn’s thorough expertise in privacy and data protection by design is widely recognised, amongst others by the Norwegian Data Protection Authority for whom he co-authored the guide on Software development with Data Protection by Design.

His broad experience in the area includes 15 years of leading agile software teams, more than 20 apps (mostly in the area of clinical research), and various speaking and lecturing appointments. One of the thought leaders in the privacy engineering in the Nordics he is currently affiliated with University of Oslo where he is both an ICT researcher with focus on data collection, analytics and storage, as well as a lecturer in cyber security at the Department of Informatics.

Tomás Guedes de Figueiredo

Consultant, Data Protection

Tomás discovered his keen interest in data protection when writing his thesis about the GDPR and the contractual liability of Data Processors in 2019 . Since then, he gained experience as a Data Protection Trainee in an Iberian asset management company and more recently as a Data Protection Specialist for Linklaters, where he gained experience in topics such as data breaches, DSRs, international data transfers and data processing agreements.

Tomás holds both a Bachelor from the Law University of Porto and a Master’s degree in Corporate and Business Law from Catholic University of Porto, Faculty of Law.

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Gabriele Recke

Consultant, Data Protection and Security

Gabriele is an experienced data-privacy-delivery manager and a legal adviser. She has been driving the development and implementation of data privacy management in a number of SMEs across industries.

When transitioning SMEs from a state of basic GDPR checklists to core data privacy compliance, she draws on her in-depth understanding of the intersection of people-processes, and data flows across the value chain. Drafting data privacy guidelines, developing awareness programmes and driving change management across functions are among her key competencies.

Gabriele holds a Master in Law (LL.M) from the University of Copenhagen and a Master of Anthropology (MSc.) from Lund University.

Diana Rosu

Associate, Data Protection

Diana previously worked as a Privacy & Data Protection Junior Consultant in a consulting firm in Romania, she also volunteers in an international NGO that advocates for privacy. 

She holds a degree in European law (LL.M), a Bachelor’s in law (LL.B) from AL. I. Cuza University of Iasi and has followed privacy related courses at the University of Turku.

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Cassandra Stead

Junior Associate

Cassandra is currently in her third year of the Bachelor of Business Administration degree, specializing in Finance, at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo. She is keen to apply her academic knowledge to a real-world business setting.

After completion of her bachelor’s degree in Spring 2021 she will study law and aspires to work within a corporate setting.