Vincenzo Tiani


PANETTA Studio Legale / PANETTA Law Firm

Partner at PANETTA - Brussels Office; Adjunct Professor at EDHEC and IULM

Vincenzo Tiani is Resident Partner of PANETTA Law Firm in Brussels, where he represents the Firm. He is a Ph.D candidate at the VUB University of Brussels and Programme & Dissemination Coordinator of the Brussels Privacy Hub, and he teaches Digital Law as an Adjunct Professor at IULM University in Milan (IT) and at EDHEC Business School in Lille (FR). He also regularly contributes to major Italian media outlets writing about European digital policies.


Since 2015, he has been living in Brussels where he obtained an LL.M in IP and ICT Law, deepening his understanding of new technology law.

He first worked at the European Parliament, focusing on European Copyright reform, and then at EDRi, the NGO European Digital Rights that protects the fundamental rights of citizens online.

In 2019 he worked as EU Affairs Analyst for CDT, Center for Democracy & Technology.

Vincenzo is since 2018 Member of Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights, an Italian NGO for which he follows European legislative developments and their impact on fundamental rights online.

In spring 2020, he was appointed to the Ministry of Innovation’s Data Task Force to assess the data protection impact of Covid’s contact tracing apps.


Contributions by Vincenzo Tiani

  • Vulnerable people and data protection: rethinking the importance of participatory design
    Speaker at Virtual Brussels KnowledgeNet: January 27, 2023