TIM LAND > Head of Office of Data Protection @Abu Dhabi Global Markets (UAE)
Standardising Privacy & Data Protection
Tim joined the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in June 2016. ADGM is an international financial centre established by the UAE Government and located in the capital, Abu Dhabi.
As the Head of the Office of Data Protection, he responsible for leading the administration of ADGM’s data protection regime. This includes education, outreach, monitoring and, where necessary, enforcement activities with a range of firms varying in nature, scale and complexity, as well as liaison with other data protection authorities internationally.
Tim has over 15 years’ regulatory experience focused in the financial services sector, including authorization, supervisory and policy roles in Australia and the Middle East. Tim commenced his career in financial services at BT Financial Group before joining Macquarie Bank based in Sydney, Australia.
Tim holds a Bachelor and a Master degree from Australian universities, and is currently completing a Master of Laws with the University of London. He is also CIPP/E certified with the IAPP and CAMS certified with ACAMS.