Vivienne Artz OBE

Vivienne Artz OBE

Chief Privacy Officer

About Vivienne

Vivienne is the Chief Privacy Officer at Refinitiv, leading the global Privacy Office and overseeing global privacy strategy and practice.

Previously, Vivienne was a Managing Director and Global Head of Privacy Legal and Head of International for the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Group at Citi. Prior to joining Citi in 2000, Vivienne worked in private practice in London.

Vivienne chairs the International Regulatory Strategy Group Data Working Group, is on TheCityUK EU Technical Advisory Group, and is Vice Chair of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).  Vivienne is also on the Business and Law Advisory Board of St Mary’s University in the UK and is on the Founding Editorial Board for the Journal of AI and Ethics.  Vivienne was recognized in the 2019 PrivSec200 list of privacy and security professionals across Europe.

Vivienne is on the Advisory Board of Women in Banking and Finance, and is a recognized gender champion and leader having been awarded the Champion for Women Award at the Women in Banking and Finance Awards for Achievement 2016, received the 2019 WeAreTheCity Rising Star Editor’s Choice Award in recognition of her tireless efforts in the diversity space, and as an individual who is pushing for change within her industry.  Vivienne placed in the top 20 Executive Women Role Models in the HERoes List 2020, was awarded Woman Solicitor of the Year in the Law Society Excellence Awards in 2020, and has many years of experience leading a broad range of diversity initiatives and groups both within firms and across sectors.