Our Team

Our team is formed of knowledgeable data privacy professionals and trusted advisors dedicated to our client’s compliance success

We thrive on helping our clients with their data protection and privacy obligations based on our deep expertise serving local and global brands in sectors

  • Big-four accounting and consultancy
  • IPTV streaming entertainment
  • Radio, printed news & digital media
  • Commercial bank & trust
  • Retail banking and consumer credit
  • Hosted email marketing services
  • Hardware and software companies

When appropriate, we tap into our global network of highly qualified security, privacy, and translation professionals for international clients


Karima Saini, CEO & Cofounder
Lionheart Squared is led by Karima Saini who brings over 12 years of data protection and privacy expertise. She assists household brands, including global big-four consultancies, news and media, national broadcasting charitable trust, and international bank trusts prepare for and implement data privacy policies, procedures and practices mandated by privacy rules (like GDPR) and best practices (like OECD, Fair Information Practices).

Karima fosters informed and balanced approaches to data privacy governance, risk management, and compliance to help organisations enhance their data protection capability maturity. She has interacted with government regulators since 2011. As early as 2008, she spearheaded privacy-by-design at the platform development stage, implemented privacy training and directed privacy impact assessment reviews


  • IAPP Certified International Privacy Professional for EU (CIPP/E) 2017
  • IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) 2016
  • University of Groningen: Understanding the GDPR, 2017 (Certificate of Achievement)
  • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) 2015
  • Hague Institute for Global Justice, Rule of Law Program, Public Privacy: Cyber Security and Human Rights, 2015 (Iversity.org certificate)
  • University of Pennsylvania Engineering Program, Networked Life, Market and Social Systems, 2013 (Coursera.org certificate)
  • IAPP Certified International Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) 2007
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals member (IAPP) 2006


Hari Saini, COO & Cofounder
Lionheart Squared COO and co-founder Hari Saini leverages his 20 years of international customer success expertise to provide our clients an efficient onboarding experience to start benefiting from our EU Representative services Hari earned his Combined Science degree (Physics/Computer Science) from the University of London and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).