Lorenzo Cristofaro

Lorenzo Cristofaro

Italy, Rome
Senior Legal Counsel at DataTools4Heart, Senior Legal Counsel at Lynkeus, Senior Consultant at Strand Advisory, Partner at PANETTA
Profession: Adviser / Consultant, Case Handler, Head of Practice, Lawyer
Industry: AI, Data Privacy, Data Ethics, Digital Services, Hi-Tech, Healthcare


Partner at Panetta, CIPP/E, among global '40 under 40’ by Global Data Review and Data Privacy and Data Protection 'New Generation Partner’ in Legal 500. Senior Consultant at Strand Advisory and Lynkeus. Senior legal advisor for EU Horizon2020-funded projects MyHealthMyData and DataTools4Heart. I assist both Italian and multinational companies, also as DPO, in relation to Data Protection & Security; New Technologies; Big Data; AI; eHealth; Electronic Communications; Digital Transformation.


English, Italian


Commercial agreementsCompliance ProgrammesE-CommerceLegal AdviceLegal TechnologyPrivacy LawData ProtectionCybersecurity



Senior Legal Counsel at DataTools4Heart

November 2021 - Present • Rome, Italy

The main ojective of this Horizon2020-funded project is to co-create, develop and demonstrate a comprehensive, federated, privacy-preserving cardiology data toolbox including standardised data ingestion and harmonisation tools, multilingual natural language processing, federated machine learning and data synthesis methods, as well as virtual assistants to help scientists and clinicians navigate through large-scale multi-source cardiology data, while complying with European regulations and data standards.


Senior Legal Counsel at Lynkeus

January 2021 - Present • Rome, Italy

Together with a top-class multidisciplinary team at Lynkeus, I help innovative research projects funded by the European Commission or other institutions address any legal and regulatory issue regarding big data analytics, privacy-enhancing technologies, artificial intelligence, GDPR compliance, synthetic data and secure computation, blockchain and DLT, especially in the medical and clinical fields.
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