Mikko Niva works as the global privacy counsel for Nokia Corporation. He is responsible operational management of Nokia’s privacy compliance program as well as Nokia's group-wide privacy policies and requirements for consumer and employee privacy practices. Niva oversees and supports various consumer and employee privacy-related activities, from product creation to privacy impact assessments. He is a lawyer by training. Niva regularly participates in various privacy-related regulatory working groups and comments on legislative proposals. He is a member of the IAPP European Advisory Board.