Axel Arnbak


Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam

Privacy and Data Security Attorney, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Fellow

Axel Arnbak is an attorney at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, affiliate researcher at the Institute for Information Law(University of Amsterdam) and columnist at the Dutch Financial Times. He works on information security, privacy and communications freedoms —  or, as some have it, ‘cyber’ issues. Axel obtained his doctorate in 2015 with his book ‘Securing Private Communications’, was a 2014/15 Research Affiliate and a 2013/14 resident Research Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Centerand CITP, Princeton University.  He is a board member of the American-European Community Association (AECA) and Stichting Admiraal van Kinsbergenfonds. From 2009 until 2011, Axel was a core member of the team that re-started Dutch digital rights organization Bits of Freedom and revitalized European Digital Rights.


Contributions by Axel Arnbak

  • Breaking Enforcement Silos: Data Enforcement by Financial and Market Authorities
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019