Alisa Vekeman is a member of the international data flows and protection unit of the European Commission. She is part of the teams responsible for EU - US data flows and the adequacy talks with South Korea. She also works on the modernisation of standard contractual clauses and the review of existing adequacy decisions. Prior to joining the European Commission, Alisa Vekeman worked for the EU Delegation to the Council of Europe, where she followed the negotiations on the modernised Council of Europe Convention 108. She holds degrees in law and human rights.