Maria Holmström Mellberg

Senior Counsel

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Maria Holmström Mellberg

Maria focuses on data privacy matters, compliance and financial regulations.

She is a proactive privacy and data protection profile and has in addition many years’ experience of information security, operational risk management and internal governance and control, change projects and sales from the Nordea Group. With Nordea she has gained substantial experience of operational aspects, governance aspects, strategic issues and of developing and implementing compliance and risk management programs with group wide policies and strategies and not the least of licensed activities and being supervised by several authorities across jurisdictions.

During her years in Nordea Maria was active within policy and influencing and represented Nordea in several committees in the Swedish Bankers Association and the European Banking Federation.

Maria is among vice chairperson of the Swedish Data Protection Forum and an active Swedish and international public speaker and trainer.

  • CV
    2019-
    Cirio
    2018
    Lindahl law firm, Senior Counsel
    2018
    Mellberg Advisory AB, Founder and advisor
    2016-2018
    Nordea Bank, Group Privacy and GDPR lead
    2010-2014
    Nordea Bank, Group Regulatory Coordinator, Group Compliance & Group Operational Risk
    2001-2009
    Nordea Bank, Frankfurt am Main & Stockholm, Senior Relationship Manager, large corporate customers
    1998-2001
    Nordbanken, Credit Manager
    1990-1998
    Nordbanken Finans, product manager, credit and insolvency manager
    Languages:

    Swedish and English. Intermediate reading and spoken - German and French.

  • Education
    1995
    Uppsala University, LL.M.