Steven Mann studied law in Germany and France (Maîtrise en droit) and holds both German and American citizenship. He completed his legal training in a large corporate law firm (IT and data protection practice group) and gained experience in the areas of compliance, corporate governance and data protection while he supported the development of a compliance department within an international automotive company with more than 7.000 employees.
Most recently, he worked as a data protection consultant and attorney in a well-known boutique data protection and IT law firm. In this context, Steven was involved in developping the business area of data protection consulting for international companies and was appointed as EU representative, in particular for US-based corporations.
As a certified data protection officer and certified ISO 27001 auditor, Steven advises companies of various sizes on the implementation of integrated management systems in the areas of compliance, data protection and information security.