Compliance & legal expert. He has gained a relevant experience at multinational companies, with specific focus on management of privacy related risks.
Alberto Bettiol graduated in law at the University of Padua defending his comparative public law thesis on “Minority rights in the countries of the former Yugoslavia”.
After graduation, Alberto started his career in the compliance and legal departments of important companies, mostly operating at international level.
First, he worked in the credit management division of Cerved group, where he participated in the alignment of the companies Recus and Cerved Credit Collection to the internal control and risk management framework defined by the group’s parent company; also, he managed proceedings and relationships with the relevant public authorities (e.g.: competition authorities, data protection authorities, public security authorities, etc.) and regulatory compliance issues related to special operations and projects (e.g.: merger operations, onboarding in the management of credit portfolios, etc.). Then, he continued his activities at parent company’s Legal and Institutional Affairs unit, where he focused on personal data protection and public security law compliance.
Later, he entered SGS group, world leader in testing, inspection, and certification services. There, on the one hand, he managed internal compliance and legal activities (particularly with regards to the adequation of the group’s Italian and Maltese offices to the GDPR and to the standards – both binding and voluntary – on antibribery and conflicts of interests), and on the other hand he covered the role of technical manager with regards to the compliance and legal services offered to the company’s clients by the Business Enhancement division, with particular regards to the performance as an outsourcer of the data protection officer activities and to the implementation of compliance and risk management audit programs.
Afterwards, he joined the Compliance department of Amissima group, controlled by the financial group Apollo Global Management. There, responding to the DPO, he managed the privacy compliance activities for all the group’s companies. Also, he performed advisory and assurance activities related to insurance law, antibribery and information security management system.
Since 2020, he is a partner of ICTLC Italy and a fellow researcher of the Italian Institute for Privacy.
During his studies and his career, he focused on privacy law, compliance systems, anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism and performance of compliance audits.
He speaks Italian, English, and French.