European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS). Adjunct professor in the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk. He was among others adviser in the field of e-government and information society for the Minister of Interior and Administration, the Director of the Informatisation Department at the Ministry of Interior and Administration. He also represented Poland in committee on Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (the ISA Committee) assisting the European Commission.
The Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (Polish Data Protection Commissioner) 2010-2014 and the Vice Chair of the Working Party Art. 29 in 2014. From December 2014 to December 2019, he was Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor. After the death of the Supervisor - Giovanni Buttarelli in August 2019 - he replaced Mr. Buttarelli as acting EDPS. European Parliament and Council appointed him as European Data Protection Supervisor from 6 December 2019.
His areas of scientific activity include first of all Polish and European IT law, processing and security of information, legal information retrieval systems, informatisation of public administration, and application of new IT tools (semantic web, legal ontologies, cloud, blockchain) in legal information processing.
Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security (NL)
Managing the relationship between Microsoft and Dutch central government organisations. Focussing on the challenges and opportunities when using Cloud products and services in a GDPR compliant way. Negotiating the indispensable contract amendments to achieve this. Architecting compliant implementations.
Data Protection Authority of Colombia (CO)
Andrés Barreto was appointed as Superintendent of Industry and Commerce in August 2018. He holds a law degree (JD) from the Rosario University, Colombia as well as two Master’s degrees one in International Affairs from the Universities (Externado/Columbia/SciencesPo) and the second in International Legal Studies from the University of Barcelona (Spain). He has over ten years’ experience working as a lawyer, professor and researcher in the fields of public, business and international law. He is a member of the Colombian Academy of International Law (ACCOLDI), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Colombian Jurists’ Association (CCJ), where he serves as Secretary General.
Maryant is a lawyer and Senior Digital Policy Officer at BEUC - The European Consumer Organisation, where she represents 44 consumer associations from 32 countries. With more than six years of experience in Brussels, she defends consumer interests in the fields of telecommunications, platform regulation, digital trade, privacy and data protection. She is also part of the Board of Women AT Privacy and the 'Data Protection On The Ground Chair' at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Previously, she worked at European Digital Rights (EDRi), was the EU digital committee Chair of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue, a member of the NetCompetition Alliance Steering Group as well as the European Commission’s Trade Expert Group.
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (CA)
Since 2019 Amanda Edmunds has led the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s compliance work with federal government institutions, including investigations of a broad range of privacy practices by federal government institution. Previously, since 2012, Amanda Edmunds managed complaint intake and data breach investigations under Canada’s federal private sector privacy law. In this role she led a number of investigations examining safeguards of mass data, including technical, organizational and contractual measures. This included the OPC’s investigation of the Ashley Madison data breach in 2016, and the Equifax data breach in 2017.