About us

We Are Your Full-Service Data Compliance Agency

Apex Privacy emerged in Ireland with the mission to help B2B and SaaS companies comply with global data and protection laws. At Apex, we believe there’s a better way to cope with data privacy and protection regulations. We take your business needs, organizational structure, and culture into account to create a program that fits your long-term business plan. We are a data privacy partner that understands business and growth requirements, encouraging innovation instead of stifling it.



Enjoy all of the benefits of an in-house DPO without the cost.


Work directly with our credentialed team of data protection thought-leaders and strategists.

Agile & Equiped

We are agile and confident in our approach to get your company compliant.


Our hands-on and personalized approach to your data protection prioritizes your specific goals and needs.




Tom McNamara
Founder and CEO

Tom is Apex Privacy’s founder and managing consultant. He is an experienced Data Protection Officer (DPO) and Chief Privacy Officer (CPO). He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and he holds an LLM, Master in International Law from the University of New South Wales.

Through his work with Apex Privacy, he has a proven track record in delivering business-centric data privacy compliance initiatives across Europe, Asia, and the US. As an outsourced DPO, he represents SaaS, Healthcare, and IT companies spanning Ireland, US, UK, Switzerland, and Australia. Previously, he worked with JP Morgan and CitiBank to deliver global regulatory compliance projects.

In Apex Privacy, Tom works alongside a team of data privacy specialists to help tech companies create bespoke privacy strategies.

He is also the host of the popular Data Privacy Podcast dataprivacypod.com where he speaks to leaders in data privacy each week.


Apex Privacy collaborates with businesses from multiple industries to achieve GDPR compliance.