Dr. Vincent O. Olatunji Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (Nigeria)
Vincent O. Olatunji PhD, CPPPS, CDPO,FIIM
Dr Vincent Olatunji has a doctorate degree in Geography and Planning from the University of Lagos and an Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies. He is a Certified Public Private Partnership Specialist (IP3 Specialist) and a PECB Certified Data Protection Officer. He has worked in the public sector for about 32 years thereby acquiring practical proficiency and a thorough understanding of government operations in Nigeria and other countries. He is highly experienced in team building, research activities, policy development and strategic planning on various development initiatives.
He joined NITDA in 2002 and has worked in various departments thereby rising to the position of Director in 2014 and Acting Director General in 2016. He was the Director of eGovernment Development and Regulations where he effectively co-ordinated the development of actionable programmes for NITDA’s current Strategic Pillars leading to the repositioning of the agency towards regulating the IT sector in Nigeria.
On the 4th of February, 2022, he was appointed as the National Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) by President Muhammad Buhari, GCFR.