Michal Czerniawski, is a legal officer at the European Data Protection Board. He has completed a PhD on the territorial scope of the EU data protection regime. He holds an LL.M. in Law and Technology from the University of Ottawa and is an attorney-at-law admitted in Poland. Before joining the EDPB, he was the Counsellor for Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Telecommunications at the Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU. He has been directly involved in the process of drafting and negotiating the new EU data protection legislation.