As a Legal Consultant, Sharin advises organizations on privacy and data protection law, with specific experience in the public sector. For example, Sharin gained extensive knowledge as a Privacy Officer at municipalities (G4). As a driven consultant with strong analytical skills and a heart for connecting people, Sharin has had the opportunity to support organizations on their path to increasing their privacy maturity levels.
Sharin has experience advising both first-line and second-line privacy roles, with whom she has had the opportunity to discuss the outcomes of, for example, DPIAs and advisory memos. Her practical experience with the potential implications and obstacles for an organization in following up on advice and actions, puts Sharin in a good position to proactively guide her clients. Sharin also has experience conducting training and awareness sessions on privacy and data protection issues.
Sharin completed her master's degree in Law at the VU University Amsterdam with a specialization in Internet, Intellectual Property and ICT. In addition, she holds the CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager) certification from the IAPP.