Caroline Olstedt Carlström
Caroline has more than 17 years of experience in international data protection and has served as legal and strategic advisor to companies within IT, media, telecommunications, energy, finance and biotech sectors. During the last five years she has been working as Vice President Privacy at Klarna Bank with global responsibility for Klarna group’s data protection strategy and compliance and managing its Global Privacy Office. Today she is partner of Lindahl, responsible for Lindahl’s Data Privacy Practice, and still working with Klarna Bank, now as an external Data Protection Officer. Caroline is chairman of the Swedish Data Protection Forum (Forum för dataskydd), has during the last two years been a member of IAPP's European Advisory Board, coordinator of Cloud Sweden Legal, and is involved in several industry data protection advocacy efforts, working groups and task forces. She is also a frequent speaker at various Swedish and international conferences and events on data privacy topics.
Caroline's broad experience in data privacy covers a wide range of operational, compliance, regulatory, strategic and policy matters. She has advised some of the world's largest organisations on issues such as international data transfers (for instance based on EC model clauses, former Safe Harbor certification and presently the Privacy Shield or Binding Corporate Rules), employee related privacy matters (monitoring, whistleblowing etc), regulatory compliance and of advising in connection with the drafting and negotiating of data processing agreements. Caroline also has vast experience with regards to operational issues, governance aspects, strategic issues and in designing and implementing privacy programs (group-wide policies and strategy).
- 2017- Lindahl law firm
- 2016 - 2017 IAPP – International Association of Privacy Professionals European Advisory Board Member
- 2012 - 2017 Klarna AB Vice President Privacy
- 2000 - 2012 DLA Piper Sweden Senior Associate
- 1999 - 2000 Öhrlings PriceWaterhouseCoopers International Tax consultant
- 1997 - 1999 Styrbjörn Gärde Law firm Associate