Pablo Arteaga


Pablo is a lawyer specialized in corporate advice on digital law and personal data protecton with an emphasis on the technology in the financial sector (fntech).

Pablo earned his degree in law at the Pontifcia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, has an LLM in Personal Data Protecton from the Universidad de la Rioja (Spain) and a Diploma in Privacy and Compliance from the Universidad Santago de Chile. He also has the following professional certificatons: ISO 27701 Lead implementer; ISO 29100 Lead implementer; Implementaton of Privacy as a DPO under the GDPR; and Privacy Management and Governance as DPO under the GDPR.

He has been part of leading local and global frms where he has had leadership positions and advice national and multinational public and private sector entities. Pablo has had a constant participation in key spaces to promote best practices in his advisory areas in entities such as the Ecuadorian Financial Cluster, Ecuadorian Chamber of Innovation and Technology (CITEC), Asofintech and the Technology Cluster. He has had a key participation in the construction of the Ecuadorian Fintech Law as a member of the working group conformed by the Ecuadorian Financial Cluster. Currently, he is founder and lead consultant at PDP Expert, the first Ecuadorian neo-consultancy firm specialized on data protection and Counsel to Lawtaem, the first technology focused law frm in Latin America.

He has given numerous conferences as a guest expert on personal data protection at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, ECOTEC University, Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica and the Center for Continuing Education of CEDIA. Pablo has made several publications in specialized magazines such as DATTA and Industria legal. He is the author of the frst Ecuadorian guide to compliance with the Personal Data Protecton Law published in E-Book format under the title: “Designing the future: protection of personal data” and of the Step-by-step Implementation Guide for a compliance with Ecuadorian personal data protection regulations. He is also coauthor of the frst book on Legal Design in Spanish published by Thomson Reuters and author of the “Third Country Assessment” of the Ecuadorian personal data protection legislation published by the leading global data protecton platorm OneTrust Data Guidance.

Professional History

Lawtæm 2023 – Present

PDP Expert 2022 – Present
Founder and Legal Engineer

Institute of Operational Privacy Design 2023 – Present
Founding Ambassador

Centro de Arbitraje IBT 2022 – Present
Ambassador to Ecuador

Cluster Financiero Ecuador 2022 – 2023
Founder Member – Cryptoassets

Dentons Paz Horowitz 2022 – 2023

The Smart Lawyers 2020 – 2022

FINTECH EC Association 2021 – 2022

M. Bodero & Asociados 2021 – 2022
Director of Technology and Legal Solutions Development

Dentons Paz Horowitz 2020

BridgeL 2020
Innovation Law Researcher

Durini & Guerrero Abogados 2019 – 2020
Legal Assistant

Pontifcia Universidad Católica del Ecuador 2018 – 2019
Teaching assistant

Asociación Escuela de Derecho (PUCE) 2018 – 2019
AED 2019 Academic Commitee Deputy Director


Master of Laws – LLM, Personal Data Protection
UNIR – La Universidad de Internet

Privacy and Compliance Certificate
Universidad Santiago de Chile

Law Degree
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador

Anthropology Certificate
Universidad FASTA