Eva Gardyan-Eisenlohr

Eva Gardyan-Eisenlohr
Senior Legal Executive, former Group Data Privacy Officer
Bayer AG

Eva Gardyan-Eisenlohr is a senior legal executive in the global Bayer legal team. She served as global Pharma Division General Counsel, Compliance Officer and most recently Group Data Privacy Officer and member of the Bayer Digital Excellence Council driving the digitalization of the corporation at board level. Digitizing legal operations and clients experience is one of her passions. She understands and guides digital business models to preserve trust, manage risk and protect economic and ethical values.

Eva built the Bayer Data Privacy Function with a team of Data Privacy attorneys and managers across the globe advising  the entire value chain  in the area of data privacy incl. information governance.

In her prior role she was global General Counsel and Compliance Officer for Bayer Pharma. During that time she co-lead the development and roll out of a worldwide Compliance Management System for the Bayer Group covering nine compliance risks areas in 80 countries and the German headquarter organization.

She held diverse positions as Senior Legal and General Counsel in the Bayer Group and advised the Bayer’s HealthCare Business as Anti Trust Counsel. Before moving to Schering AG as Legal Counsel she started her career in the Crop Science Industry at Hoechst Schering AgrEvo.

Eva Gardyan-Eisenlohr is attorney at law, admitted to the bar of Berlin. She studied law at the University of Freiburg in Germany and holds a post-graduate degree in Anti Trust Law from the University of Constance. Her academic training led her to study at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques and to graduate from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, both in Paris, France.


28 Sep 2020

17:30 — 18:00

Main Stage

Panel Discussion


Panel Discussion – How to enable Data Protection as a driver for the Data Economy

  • Eva Gardyan-Eisenlohr, Senior Legal Executive, former Group Data Privacy Officer, Bayer AG
  • Anna Morgan, Head of Legal and a Deputy Commissioner, Irish Data Protection Commission
  • Wojciech Wiewiórowski, European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) 
  • Frederick Richter, Founding Director, German Foundation for Data Protection