Karolina Walczak

Karolina Walczak

Belgium, Brussels
Director, EU Privacy Engagement at Mastercard
Profession: Adviser / Consultant, Policy Officer, Knowledge Lawyer
Industry: Digital, EU Affairs, Data Privacy


Part of Mastercard's Privacy team since May 2022, focusing on EU engagement and showcasing the company's leading work towards more data protection, privacy and security. Previously at Orange, DIGITALEUROPE, Weber Shandwick, Arcturus Group and European Commission's DG JUST (Bluebook trainee). Graduated in Law from Université Panthéon Assas Paris II and in Lobbying from Université Catholique de Paris. Fluent in English, French and Polish.


French, Polish, English, Spanish





Director, EU Privacy Engagement at Mastercard

May 2022 - Present • Waterlloo, Belgium

In charge of showcasing Mastercard's leading work in data protection, privacy and security.


EU Affairs Manager at Orange

2 years 8 mth • September 2019 - May 2022 • Brussels, Belgium

Focusing on Digital Markets Act, review of EU competition rules & upcoming Data Act.


Université Catholique de Paris

Master in European Relation & Lobbying

Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Master in European Comparative Law

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