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Stephan Idema MSc LLM

is Senior Manager at KPMG Risk & Regulatory and focuses on a wide variety of complex legal and technical matters, such as data privacy, intellectual property and software licensing. He is the head of KPMG’s data privacy team. Stephan has an academic background in the field of information studies and Law. He graduated in 2009 as a Master of Science in Business Information Systems at the University of Amsterdam. In 2011 he finished his Master of Law with a focus on IT and privacy law, at the University of Groningen. In 2016, Stephan finished his Executive Master of IT Audit at the University of Amsterdam.

Articles and contributions

Privacy pitfalls and challenges in assessing complex data breach incidents

April 2020 - In the past few years we have seen how the introduced data breach notification requirements have affected organizations in dealing...

Audit Analytics

December 2018 - The internal audit function plays an important role within the organization to monitor the effectiveness of internal control on various...

Data driven challenges of the General Data Protection Regulation

June 2018 - On 25 May 2018 the GDPR will be in full effect within the European Union. Organizations are struggling to implement...