Covington & Burling LLP
Henriette (“Jetty”) Tielemans is a partner in the Brussels office of Covington & Burling LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Global Privacy and Data Security Practice. She was selected by the European Commission to join the five-member team of the commission's expert group on privacy (GEXPD group). She advises multinationals on all aspects of EU data privacy and security, including national law requirements of most EEA member states, and regularly assists with international transfers of their employee and customer data, including helping them certify under the EU–U.S. Safe Harbor Agreement or advising them on how to adopt binding corporate rules.
Tielemans is a regular speaker at privacy conferences organized by the ABA and FTC and has written extensively on privacy-related issues. She holds law degrees from the University of Antwerp (Belgium) and Harvard. She is fluent in Dutch, French, English and German.