2023 Conference Speakers and Biographies






Conference Speakers

Data Protection Authorities and Policy Makers

  • Rebecca Anselmetti, AI Regulation Senior Policy Adviser, Office for AI, UK
  • Claudia Berg, General Counsel, ICO, UK
  • Stephen Bonner, Deputy Commissioner, ICO, UK
  • Clara Clark Nevola, Group Manager - Anonymisation & Encryption, ICO, UK
  • Bertrand du Marais, Commissioner for International Affairs, CNIL, France
  • Seán Hurley, Decisions and Corrective Powers, Legal Unit, Data Protection Commission, Ireland
  • Hannah Mayer, Senior Counsel, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, Department of Justice, USA
  • Michael McEvoy, Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia, Canada
  • Karolina Mojzesowicz, Deputy Head - Data Protection Unit, European Commission
  • Andras Molnar, Policy Analyst, OECD, France
  • Mairead O’Reilly, Head of Legal Service (Legal Policy & Advice), ICO, UK
  • Johanna Pezechkian, Privacy Division Officer, DPO Services, Federal Public Service Finance, Belgium
  • Sam Roberts, Team Lead, International Data Flows, Assessments, Tools and Mechanisms, Department of Science, Innovation and Technology, UK
  • Luis Ricardo Sánchez Hernández, General Director of Regulations and Consultations, National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information, and Personal Data Protection, Mexico
  • Elisabeth Stafford, Data Protection Reform, Department of Science, Innovation and Technology, UK
  • Anu Talus, Data Protection Commissioner, Finland


Law Firms

Academics and Interest Groups

  • Dr Zofia Bednarz, Lecturer, University of Sydney Law School, Australia
  • Professor David Erdos, Professor of Law and Open Society, WYNG Fellow in Law, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Dr Orla Lynskey, Associate Professor, LSE Law School, UK, and Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Belgium
  • Dr Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law, Queen Mary, University of London, UK, and Of Counsel, Baker McKenzie, UK
  • Dr Ulrich Wuermeling, Visiting Professor for Privacy and Data Protection law, Queen Mary, University of London, UK, and Counsel, Latham & Watkins, Germany/UK

Privacy Laws & Business

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Speaker Biographies

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