MyData Global Organisation

MyData Global is a registered non-profit association

MyData Global is an award-winning international nonprofit. The purpose of MyData Global is to empower individuals by improving their right to self-determination regarding their personal data. It is based on the MyData Declaration.

MyData Global has nearly 100 organisation members and close to 400 individual members from over 40 countries, on six continents. We facilitate the 2000+ strong MyData Global community working on the ethical use of personal data. As part of our ecosystem development work, we organise the MyData Conferences.

The organisation

Below you can find the people who are on the board of directors, in the staff and in the steering group. The three groups form the Leadership Team.

Making the MyData vision happen, and making it right takes place in the various Local Hubs around the world, and the numerous international Thematic Groups.

See also the founding members who are ambassadors for the movement. 

We are entrepreneurs, private individuals, activists, academics, listed corporations, public agencies and developers.

The Bylaws of MyData Global.

Board of directors

Viivi Lähteenoja
Board chair
Antti "Jogi" Poikola
Vice chair
Paula Bello
Board member
Christoph Fabianek
Board member
Christopher Lee
Board member
Charlie Martial Ngounou
Board member
Marlies Rikken
Board member
Dixon Siu
Board member
Lucy Yang
Board member


Karolina Mackiewicz
Projects Lead

Teemu Ropponen
CEO of MyData Events and Services Ltd.

Sille Sepp
Deputy General Manager

Ansku Tuomainen
Community and Culture Lead

Steering Committee

Marcelle Ngounou
Chair, Representative of organisation members
Fredrik Lindén
Vice chair, Representative of individual members
Henrik Biering
Representative of organisation members
Bo Harald
Representative of individual members