Robert Niedermeier

Partner at a law firm specialising in data protection, data privacy and cyberrisk. Since 1990, Robert Niedermeier has been working as an attorney-at-law, a counsellor and an external data protection officer. He works on issues of legal, technical and organizational matters with respect to data protection and IT security. As a member of the board of directors of the European Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research (EICAR) he debates with the IT security industry on current legal issues as an interface role for information technology.


  • Since 1991 external data protection officer, group data protection officer in medium and large-sized global corporations, especially IT, software, healthcare, music industry, postal service and logistics
  • Practices as a data protection officer in all European countries except Slovakia
  • Design and approval of Processor-BCRs for Europe (Dutch DPA)
  • Data protection counselor at a German energy company
  • Data protection counselor at a publishing company
  • Regulation of liability for IT security in an airline company
  • Global deployment of homogeneous IT security structures (content security information manual)
  • Developing and implementing an IT data security concept for an airport
  • Data protection counsellor for a TV network

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