Rosa has nearly 20 years of experience in European data protection and privacy, including expertise in compliance, enforcement and policy. Her experience covers diverse sectors and is drawn from working in private practice,
as well as in public service with the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and the European Commission.
Prior to joining the firm, Rosa was Deputy Head of Unit of the Cybersecurity and Digital Privacy Unit of DG CONNECT in the European Commission, where
she led legislative deliberations over the proposed e-Privacy Regulation. During her tenure with the European Commission, Rosa held other privacy and data protection-related roles, including in the Data Protection Unit, where shewas responsible for international data transfer issues (BCRs, adequacy decisions and EU-US Safe Harbor).
Rosa’s work with the office of the EDPS focused on a wide range of ICT-related issues. In these roles, Rosa worked closely with national supervisory authorities participating in the former Article 29 Working Party (now the European Data Protection Board). Rosa has also worked in academia and as a private lawyer in the Brussels offices
of various international law firms, where she advised on EU privacy and data protection issues, as well electronic commerce and technology laws. Rosa is a frequent lecturer on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity. In
addition, she is a correspondent for the Journal of Computer Law Review International.
Contributions by Rosa Barcelo
GDPR and Data Breach Liability: Managing the Risk of Litigation and Fines
Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
A Perfect Storm: GDPR and ePR in 2018
Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
E-Privacy on the Drawing Board
Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2016
- 2009 DPPW
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2011
- Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Congress 2010
- Speaker at IAPP Academy 2009
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2010
- Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive 2013
- Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Congress 2013