Office Manager & DPO – Europe
ELGi started its European Operations in 2019, and I was the first person at ELGi Europe joining our President, Chris Ringlstetter, in May 2019. I am very proud to be part of ELGi’s growing family today.
As Office Manager & DPO for Europe, I am managing our office in Waterloo, Belgium, and work closely with Finance monitoring controls over Accounts Payable. I am supporting the Team whenever they need guidance on their activities and I am contributing to the efficient running of the office.
In November 2020, I obtained a GDPR certificate proving that I know all the requirements of European General Data Protection Regulations. This certifies that I am fully competent in performing the role of Data Protection Officer.
In the role as Data Protection Officer, I am able to advise the organisation and provide support to the different departments and regions in order to ensure compliance with GDPR while leveraging external support when required.
I enjoy working at ELGi because ELGians are always available to support each other. I am happy to say that I have high job satisfaction. As a company, ELGi is not just sensitive to customers’ needs but also to the ones of its employees. It is a privilege to work with a company that has sensitivity at the core of its values.
No two days are ever the same and every single day is a new adventure. I get to work with a variety of people, both internally and externally: I never know who I will be in touch with next.
What’s even more exciting is to face challenges and problems every single day, sometimes every single minute! I am learning constantly, may it be straight from my boss, or from collaborating with other colleagues, or simply by solving problems and tackling projects.
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