About Us

Meet our exceptional team of professionals.

For more than a decade VeraSafe has been re-imagining privacy and data protection compliance services. We’re a passionate team of attorneys, privacy professionals, and IT security experts operating from key jurisdictions around the world, namely the USA, the EU, and South Africa. Our mission is to provide our clients with world class advice.

Building trust with your audience through privacy compliance is a fundamental need for modern businesses. At VeraSafe, we believe there’s an efficient way to get your business there. We rethink the traditional ways of working, in order to improve the client experience and the quality of our services. We develop and apply a cutting edge legal project management methodology, and continuous process improvements to deliver efficient and user-friendly compliance services. By streamlining the logistics and commonalities between projects, we free our team to create innovative solutions that not only ensure compliance, but make sense for your team, your company, and your industry.

Meet Our Team

VeraSafe’s impressive roster includes alumni of other top firms, such as Baker McKenzie, Bird & Bird, Deloitte, KPMG, Latham & Watkins, and WilmerHale. We are a close-knit, cohesive team whose passion for privacy law is matched only by our appreciation for the people we work with. It is our true pleasure to help your organization solve your privacy and cybersecurity-related challenges. We encourage you to contact us today.

Jim Cormier

Jim Cormier

CIPP/E

SVP of Professional Services and Legal

Matthew Joseph

Matthew Joseph

CIPP/E, CIPP/US

Managing Director

Josh Gresham

Josh Gresham

CIPP/E, CIPP/US

Head of Professional Services

Kellie du Preez

Kellie du Preez

Of Counsel

Calli Schroeder

Calli Schroeder

CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP

Privacy Counsel

Paola Ortiz

Paola Ortiz

CISA, CISM, PMP

IT Auditor & Project Manager

Renata Valkova

Renata Valkova

CIPP/E

Associate Privacy Counsel

Reha Esen

Reha Esen

CISA

Penetration Tester

Elijah Roden

Elijah Roden

CIPP/E, CIPP/US

Associate General Counsel & Privacy Counsel

Tony Telford

Tony Telford

Head of Finance

Isabel Fernández Del Campo Aguiló

Isabel Fernández Del Campo Aguiló

CIPP/E

Privacy Advisor

Sherif Kamal

Sherif Kamal

Project Manager

Karl Laureau

Karl Laureau

Privacy Counsel

Richard Lynch

Richard Lynch

Head of Administration

Zia Maharaj

Zia Maharaj

CIPP/E

Privacy Counsel

Chris Gaffney

Chris Gaffney

System Administrator

Ashley King

Ashley King

PRINCE2, PMI-ACP

Project Manager

Jean van Wyk

Jean van Wyk

Associate Privacy Counsel

Discover More About VeraSafe

Why VeraSafe?

Track record of successful cybersecurity engagements across industries.

Work directly with our in-house team of US and European cybersecurity attorneys, IT experts, and project managers.

Strategic, risked-based approach to compliance.

Fully customizable templates, tailored to fit your needs.

Reasonable, flexible fee structure and fully customizable engagement scope.

Holistic approach: Our broad expertise ranges from cybersecurity law to cybersecurity operations.