Niko Tsakalakis

Organisation: University of Southampton (UK)

Niko Tsakalakis is an active researcher in the field of data privacy, with expertise in data protection by design, data minimisation and GDPR-compliant AI. As a Senior Research Fellow for the project PLEAD, Niko is investigating the legal requirements for explainable automated decisions through computable explanations. Previously a Senior Research Fellow for the project FutureTrust, Niko assisted in the development of the technologies for the implementation of the eIDAS Regulation. He recently completed a PhD with a focus on privacy-enhancing technologies and holds an MSc in Web Science and an LLM in International and Commercial Law.