Rob van Eijk


Future of Privacy Forum

Managing Director, Europe

Rob van Eijk is Managing Director for Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) in Europe. Before joining FPF, Rob worked at the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) for nearly ten years and has since become an authority in the field of online privacy and data protection. He represented the Dutch DPA in (inter)national meetings and as a technical expert in court. He also represented the European Data Protection Authorities, assembled as the Article 29 Working Party, in the multi-stakeholder negotiations of the World Wide Web Consortium on Do Not Track. Rob is a technologist with an M.Sc. from Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science and a Ph.D. from Leiden Law School.


Contributions by Rob van Eijk

  • Evaluating Algorithms: Incorporating Privacy and Ethics into AI/ML Projects
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • Cookies... Old Recipe, Bad Taste?
    Speaker at Virtual Brussels KnowledgeNet: 30 March 2022
  • Exploring Supplementary Measures in the Context of International Data Transfers
    Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021
  • DNT, GPC and Privacy Sandbox: Applying Technical Standards to Privacy Problems
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021
  • Moderator at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019