Giovanni Buttarelli

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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
  • An Interview With the EDPS
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
  • The Year in Europe: An Interview with the EDPS
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Opening General Session
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2016
  • National Security and Privacy: Not Just for Citizens?
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • Regulating Technology on Both Sides of the Atlantic
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • Closing General Session
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • Giovanni Buttarelli (Keynote Address)
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • Privacy Enforcement: The Regulators? Agenda
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2015
  • Big Data, the Internet of Things and the Roles (and Rules) of Regulation
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2015
  • Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2014
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2013
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Congress 2012
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Congress 2013