Photographic portrait of Dr. Tony DeBos
In creating thought leadership and innovative solutions we hope to help EY clients to navigate through - their constantly changing - privacy and cyber security journeys.

Tony DeBos

EY Global & EMEIA Data Protection and Privacy Leader

Strong sense of team orientation and innovative vision. Entrepreneur and forward-thinker. Team builder. Sports lover. Husband and father of three.

At EY, Tony has successfully built a high-performing team in the Netherlands and taken on responsibilities at regional and global levels.

With 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, data protection and privacy, both from an advisory as well as an audit perspective, he combines deep technical knowledge and skills with the power to act on a strategic, business and commercial level.

In his current role, Tony’s activities include coordinating and training the EY data protection and privacy professionals across the globe, as well as developing EY managed service solution “DPO One” to support clients on their journey to privacy compliance and more.

Prior to joining EY, Tony built an IT security company delivering customized, managed data protection and privacy solutions.

Tony is a Chartered Accountant and IT-Auditor. He received two degrees from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He also holds CISSP, CEH and CIPP/E certifications.

How Tony is building a better working world

“In building my high-performing team at a local, regional and global levels, I place inclusiveness at the heart of my vision and am committed to helping professionals from diverse backgrounds thrive.”

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