Giovanni Buttarelli

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EDPS

European Data Protection Supervisor

Giovanni Buttarelli has been European Data Protection Supervisor since December 2014. He was appointed by a joint decision of the European Parliament and the Council on 4 December 2014 for a term of five years. He previously served as Assistant EDPS, from January 2009 until December 2014.

Before joining the EDPS, he worked as Secretary General to the Italian Data Protection Authority, a position he occupied between 1997 and 2009. A member of the Italian judiciary with the rank of Cassation judge, he has attended to many initiatives and committees on data protection and related issues at the international level. 

 

Contributions by Giovanni Buttarelli

  • Ethics, Data Protection and the Future of Civilisation
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • Privacy and Competition: Big Issues for Big Data
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield two years on
    Privacy Perspectives