Andres Ojaver

Andres assists associates mainly in matters regarding data protection. He has obtained the prestigious CIPP/E certificate from IAPP, which is the largest and most comprehensive information-privacy organization in the world.

Getting this certificate, shows that person has comprehensive GDPR knowledge, perspective, and understanding to ensure compliance and data protection success in Europe.

Andres has previously worked in Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate as a Supervisory Director and as a Data Protection Officer in Telia Estonia.

This position was much related to foreign cooperation and data protection on the European level which has given him a wide range of theoretical and practical experience of legal requirements and how to implement data protection in organizations.

Andres was a member of several international supervisory authorities and also vice-president of one.

Andres also teaches data protection on the expert level as a visiting lecturer at Tallinn University of Technology.


Professional experience

2020- Hedman Law Firm, Specialist Data Privacy Counsel
2016-2020 Telia Estonia, DPO
2009-2016 Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate, Supervisory Director
2007-2009 KPMG Baltics, lawyer

Success stories


2009-2011 the University of Tartu, Faculty of law, master’s
2004-2009 the University of Tartu, Faculty of law, bachelor’s


2019- The International Association of Privacy Professionals (iapp), CIPP/E certificate


Estonian, English


Andres teaches data protection on expert level as a visiting lecturer at Tallinn University of Technology. Andres also likes sports and international relations.

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