Eija Warma-Lehtinen is a partner at Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd., in Helsinki (Finland). Ms. Warma-Lehtinen focuses her practice on assignments related to the processing of personal data, data privacy, and data protection, and she is one of the few Finnish attorneys specialized exclusively in this field. Her wide national and international expertise in the field and her experience working at the Finnish Data Protection Ombudsman’s office make her a well-recognized data protection specialist.

Ms. Warma-Lehtinen regularly authors articles relating to the protection of privacy and is a popular speaker on privacy-related matters, both in Finland and abroad. She is also an active member in the national and international associations of the field. Currently, Ms. Warma-Lehtinen is a member of the European Advisory Board of the IAPP. Who’s Who Legal Internet & e-Commerce ranks Ms. Warma-Lehtinen among Finland’s leading legal experts.

In addition to her studies at the University of Lapland, Ms. Warma-Lehtinen has studied law at Tulane Law School in New Orleans and at the University of Minnesota Law School, where she completed an LL.M. Ms. Warma-Lehtinen has also gained practical experience from the United States working at a law firm in Atlanta in the Fall of 2009.