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 90 organisation members and over 600 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 and in 2020 – four regional events.

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.

Board of directors

Sarah Medjek
John Wunderlich
Board member
Mad Ball
Paul-Olivier Dehaye
Antti "Jogi" Poikola
Julian Ranger
Board member
Kristina Yasuda
Board member
Katryna Dow
Board member
Charlie Martial Ngounou
Board member


Karolina Mackiewicz
Events Lead

Teemu Ropponen
General Manager

Sille Sepp
Community Lead

Ansku Tuomainen
Communications Lead

Steering Group

Christopher Lee
Representative of organisational members
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Jaana Sinipuro
Representative of organisational members
Ignasi Alcalde
Representative of individual members
Mehdi Medjaoui
Representative of individual members