Vivienne Artz – Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv

Vivienne Artz OBE

Vivienne is the Chief Privacy Officer & Managing Director at LSEG, leading a global team focussed on data and privacy strategy and compliance in the evolving global digital environment. Vivienne is a thought leader and advocate for data and privacy as Chair of the IRSG Data Working Group and Vice-Chair of the IAPP. As a role model and leader for gender diversity & inclusion as a former President and CEO of Women in Banking & Finance, Vivienne is a gender champion for change both within LSEG and across financial services and privacy globally.

What makes you a Risky Woman?

Risky Women are role models, sponsor, mentors and leaders who identify the opportunities to make a difference, bringing a gender lens to existing views and behaviours to drive insights and awareness about how we can live, work and behave in an inclusive way, where women are able to embrace opportunities to achieve their full potential. Risky Women support, inspire and help enable all women to be the authors of their own destiny.

Name your top 3 achievements

  1. President and CEO of Women in Banking & Finance and launching the Accelerating Change Together Research programme focussed on identifying and making practical recommendations to addressing the "missing middle" talent pipeline
  2. Working with UK Govt to achieve legislative clarification for data processing in the context of regulatory obligations as set out in Schedule 1, Section 12 of the UK DPA 2018
  3. Being a mother to two amazing children and a wife to a fabulous husband while pursuing my career and passions for data and equality.

What is the biggest risk you’ve taken in your career?

Taking on the role of President and CEO of a volunteer led not-for-profit in addition to my day job and other commitments - best thing I ever did! It taught me how to make time for what is important and to lead by influence and vision.

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

I climbed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and watched the sun rise over the glacier - stunning!

What is the best quality for successful leaders in Risk?

Successful leaders encourage strategic thinking, innovation, and action ... they inspire and bring people with them on the journey and shared success.

Podcast | S1E10 Passionate About Privacy: Vivienne Artz 1401 787 Risky Women Risky Women 3 October 2018 29 July 2019

Podcast | S1E10 Passionate About Privacy: Vivienne Artz

Discover Vivienne Artz’s, Chief Privacy Officer of Refinitiv, passion for global privacy strategy and practice.


London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
Chief Privacy Officer & Managing Director

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