Kiril Kalev
Attourney at Law

Kiril Kalev

Privacy and Data Protection Advisor


Kiril Kalev has been working in the field of privacy and data protection since 2014 and as of 2018, Kiril has started practicing exclusively in that area. He holds three Master's degrees – in General Law (LL.M), Law and Technology (LL.M), and Cybersecurity. Kiril is an EU-qualified lawyer and a former attorney-at-law. He currently works as a Director for the global Privacy function at Paysafe. Kiril has hands-on expirience with GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, CCPA, CPRA, GLBA, PIPEDA, HIPAA, and other data protection laws globally. In 2015, he co-authored the peer-reviewed academic research article “User Privacy in Health Monitoring Wearables” that was presented at an international conference in Brussels.


EDPB Support Pool of Experts external expert
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Certification Advisory Board
IAPP Certification Advisory Board member
IAPP Bulgaria KnowledgeNet Chapter co-Chair

Conference & Event Contributions

PrivacyConnect Sofia 2020
PrivacyConnect Sofia, October 2020
Topic covered: Remote work and privacy
IAPP Virtual Bulgaria KnowledgeNet
Virtual Bulgaria KnowledgeNet, September 2021
Topic covered: Artificial intelligence
South-East European Data Protection Congress 2022
South-East European Data Protection Congress, May 2022
Topic covered: International transfers in the aftermath of the Schrems II decision
IAPP Virtual Milan and Bulgaria KnowledgeNet – The Intersection Between AI and Privacy
IAPP Virtual Milan and Bulgaria KnowledgeNet, April 2024
Topic covered: AI in the employment environment