Episode 18

Published on:

21st Jul 2021

Catapult Your Career

Do you want a thriving career in Data Protection?

Samuel Nguwu, Nigeria' s most up and coming Privacy Pro, reveals how pivoting his career to Data Privacy doubled his salary!

In this value-packed episode, we reveal how a mentor can be the difference between living a life of mediocrity and living a life filled with passion.

Samuel explains why you need a mentor and shares the strategies that have really helped him to start a thriving career. Discover how you too can achieve the career you've always dreamed of.

Samuel is a Data Privacy Analyst at NDPR Consultants.

Samuel obtained his LL.B degree from the University of Ibadan (UI) in 2019. Proceeding thereafter to the Nigerian Law School Abuja Campus, he completed his one-year professional training program and was called to the Nigerian Bar in September 2020 as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

A budding Data Privacy Practitioner, Samuel has worked and advised some multi-national companies in Nigeria on NDPR compliance. He is in a team that just concluded research work for One Trust Data Guidance on the application of NDPR to digital advertising in Nigeria.

Samuel has authored some published articles in Data Privacy: X-Rays: Deconstructing Personal Data Under the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation; Examinations: Data Subjects’ Rights Under the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019’ published in Lexology and Mondaq, ‘Sheep Shepherd Responsibility: Between the Data Controller and Processor’; Data Colonialism: Comments On National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)'s Advisory On WhatsApp's New Privacy Policy In Nigeria

Samuel is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) member, Stakeholders in Blockchain Association of Nigeria (SiBAN), Innovation Law club Africa, Sigma Club, and Young Lawyers Mentoring

If you want to make it as a successful Privacy Pro and take your career to a new level - You can't afford to miss out on this episode!

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About the Podcast

Privacy Pros Podcast
Discover the Secrets from the World's Leading Privacy Professionals for a Successful Career in Data Protection
Data privacy is a hot sector in the world of business. But it can be hard to break in and have a career that thrives.

That’s where our podcast comes in! We interview leading Privacy Pros and share the secrets to success each fortnight.

We'll help guide you through the complex world of Data Privacy so that you can focus on achieving your career goals instead of worrying about compliance issues.
It's never been easier or more helpful than this! You don't have to go at it alone anymore!

It’s easy to waste a lot of time and energy learning about Data Privacy on your own, especially if you find it complex and confusing.

Founder and Co-host Jamal Ahmed, dubbed “The King of GDPR” by the BBC, interviews leading Privacy Pros and discusses topics businesses are struggling with each week and pulls back the curtain on the world of Data Privacy.

Deep dive with the world's brightest and most thought-provoking data privacy thought leaders to inspire and empower you to unleash your best to thrive as a Data Privacy Professional.

If you're ambitious, driven & highly motivated, and thinking about a career in Data Privacy, a rising Privacy Pro or an Experienced Privacy Leader this is the podcast for you.

Subscribe today so you never miss an episode or important update from your favourite Privacy Pro.

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About your host

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Jamal Ahmed is CEO at Kazient Privacy Experts, whose mission is safeguard the personal data of every woman, man and child on earth.

He is an established and comprehensively qualified Global Privacy professional, World-class Privacy trainer and published author. Jamal is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and Certified EU GDPR Practitioner.

He is revered as a Privacy thought leader and is the first British Muslim to be awarded the designation "Fellow of Information Privacy’ by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).