Maria Maxim is a member of the TMT and Data protection teams and heads the local practices in Bucharest. With nearly 20 years of experience, Maria has implemented numerous data privacy (EU GDPR), anti-trust and compliance programmes for major companies and has conducted a number of trainings in these areas. She has extensive knowledge of the telecom industry. Prior to joining Wolf Theiss Maria spent 18 years as in-house counsel of a major telecom company in Romania where she coordinated the litigation, data protection, compliance and anti–money laundering activities. Maria was also senior manager, FIDS at one of the "Big Four" accounting firms in Romania.