Caitlin Fennessy

Research Director, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Caitlin Fennessy is the Research Director at the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She also leads the IAPP’s privacy engineering initiative and serves as an in-house privacy expert. Prior to joining the IAPP, she was the Privacy Shield Director at the US International Trade Administration. She served as Adjunct Professor of International Privacy Law at the University of Maine School of Law in 2016 and 2015 and at the University of New Hampshire School of Law in 2014. Previously she worked in the National Security Division of the Office of Management and Budget and with the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Caitlin has a master’s degree in public affairs from Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree in social policy from Northwestern University.