Cristina Vela

Organisation: Telefónica (ES)

CRISTINA VELA. Senior Adviser Data & Competition, Telefónica Cristina Vela has over 20 years of experience. In the 90ies, she took actively part in the preparation of the liberalization of the telecommunications sector in Europe. Subsequently, she has been involved in all the Reviews of this framework.
Currently she is Senior Adviser Data & Competition for Telefonica where she analyses the interplay between Data Protection and Competition Law. Since more than 10 years, she is also the Chairperson of the Working Group on Data, Privacy, Trust and Security of ETNO (European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association). This group deals with debates regarding Data Protection, Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, eEvidence.