Yvonne Cunanne

Director and Head of Data Protection, Facebook Ireland

Yvonne is Director and Head of Data Protection and Privacy for Facebook Ireland.  Providing legal advice for Facebook’s international data protection and regulatory support outside the US & Canada, Yvonne leads a team of six specialist lawyers who work daily at the cutting edge of this developing area of law and practice.  Prior to her role with Facebook, Yvonne worked  in private practice in law firms in Ireland and abroad advising on technology and telecommunications commercial contracts.   Graduating from University of Limerick with a BA in Law and German, Yvonne completed a Masters in Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg before completing her professional exams at the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland.