Vivienne Artz

vivienne artz




We are the authors of our destiny and can be the heroes of our own story.



Vivienne Artz joined Thomson Reuters as the Chief Privacy Officer in November 2017, based in London, leading the global Privacy Office and overseeing global privacy strategy and practice at Thomson Reuters.   

Previously, Vivienne was at Citi as a Managing Director and Global Head of Privacy Legal and Head of International for the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Group in the General Counsel’s Office in London. Prior to joining Citi in 2000, Vivienne worked in private practice in London. 

Vivienne chairs the International Regulatory Strategy Group Data Working Group and sits on the European Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Until recently, Vivienne was the chair of the AFME Data Protection Working Group, engaged in the UK Finance Data Protection Working Group, and co-chair of the IAPP Knowledge Net for the United Kingdom.  

Vivienne is the current President of Women in Banking and Finance, having been awarded the Champion for Women Award at the Women in Banking and Finance Awards for Achievement 2016. Vivienne has many years of experience leading a broad range of diversity initiatives and groups both within firms and across sectors. 

A woman who has inspired me

"A woman is like a tea bag - you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt

My words to share with others

We are the authors of our destiny and can be the heroes of our own story.

My proudest achievement

Being the proud recipient of the Women in Banking & Finance Champion for Women Award in 2016.

My thoughts on feminism and women’s suffrage

Feminism is about recognizing the equality and full humanity of women and men.  While we live in a world where women are not regarded as equal to men, whether under law or societal norms, we must continue the fight for equality at all levels.