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Damyan Rapalov

Damyan Rapalov

Privacy Consultant & DPO

Dover
Delaware
Licensed in
CIPP/E, CIPM
Lancaster University
5.0 5
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
About
Certified information privacy practitioner with substantial experience in all facets of privacy programme management, including but not limited to auditing, policy creation, risk management, training and incident response planning. Technology-savvy with keen interest in information security and regulatory compliance. Analytical thinker capable of reorganising sophisticated information into plain advice and reverse – to devise efficient strategic solutions to seemingly insurmountable problems. Effective communicator with rich cultural awareness and ability to convey information in respectful, professional manner.
3
Years
experience

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Damyan has been instrumental to our company's success in navigating the regulatory challenges we face as a business. The in-depth, technical knowledge in the sphere of Privacy & Information Security as well as his commercial acumen make him a trustworthy adviser to have nowadays."

Operationalizing vendor and customer management systems
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"We initially approached Damyan to consult on a project our Information Security team was spearheading, but as we got to explore his capabilities, we asked him to act as our DPO. We had come to realize that his educational background and versatile experience had equipped him with the ability to give contextual advice, balancing the scope of our legal obligations against our business objectives. He is a trustworthy adviser to have and one that has been instrumental to our success."

Full privacy policy suite of documents
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Shyield Consulting LLC

DPO & Privacy Consultant

Jul 2016 - Present

• Acting as a Virtual Privacy Officer/DPO to businesses and public bodies by rendering advice to leadership teams on issues such as auditing, policy creation, operational matters and so forth.
• Conducting privacy risk assessments and DPIAs on project-by-project basis to facilitate project completion while ensuring regulatory exposure is minimized.

Jul 2016 - Present

Capital Consultancy Limited

Privacy Consultant & Data Protection Lead

Jul 2016 - Dec 2019

• Advised the company’s leadership on privacy governance matters and kick-started their compliance efforts through auditing and data mapping exercises, resulting in the maintenance of up-to-date information asset registers.
• Drafted the full suite of policies and ancillary documentation falling within the scope of the company’s privacy programme.

Jul 2016 - Dec 2019

Mansion Group Limited

Compliance Specialist

Apr 2018 - Sep 2019

• Worked under direct reporting line to the company’s Director of Risk & Compliance and in partnership with the Legal & Compliance Manager/DPO, Risk Manager and AML Supervisor/Deputy MLRO.
• Spearheaded all RG initiatives by continuously processing RG reports, advising departmental leads on various RG issues, devising procedures for optimal handling of VIP accounts etc.

Apr 2018 - Sep 2019

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