Efrain Castaneda

Global Privacy Researcher


Mr Efrain Castaneda Mogollon is an international legal professional with expertise in Law and Technology, Privacy and Data Protection. Efrain is an attorney at law and holds a law degree (J.D.) from Mexico and an MPhil with accent on regulation of emerging technologies, from Tilburg University School of Law in the Netherlands.

In conjunction with his legal background, Efrain is a certified international privacy professional (CIPP/E) and holds an Honour Code Certificate by Harvard School of Economics for having successfully completed and received a passing grade (1st of the class) on a distance-learning course titled Innovating in Health Care (BUS5.1x).

Efrain has worked in the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium and in the UK conducting privacy legal research for various EC-funded demonstration projects and initiatives in the fields of security, community policing, and health. Recently, Efrain has been mapping different data protection laws across the globe, outlining privacy compliance requirements intended to help a wide spectrum of public and private organisations.

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