Achim Klabunde

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European Data Protection Supervisor

Head of Sector IT Policy

Achim Klabunde is the head of the IT Policy Sector at the secretariat of the European Data Protection Supervisor. Before joining the EDPS, he was a policy officer at the European Commission, in the data protection unit of the Directorate General for Justice and before that in DG Information Society and Media where he led the team in charge of privacy and trust policy for electronic communications for the 2009 Telecom Reform process. Before joining the EU administration, he had worked in the private sector for 15 years. Achim Klabunde has a master's degree in Computer Science and Communications Research from Bonn University. He has worked in data management, network planning, data protection and IT security.

 

Contributions by Achim Klabunde

  • Data Protection by Design: From Zero to Hero
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • The Regulators View: Engineering Mitigation Efforts
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Engineering Section Forum 2018
  • Navigating Government Access to Private Data
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017
  • Who Is Paying the Price? Data Security Challenges to Workforce Privacy
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • Internet Privacy Engineering: Technical Solutions to Real-life Problems
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2014
  • Quantified Self and Potential Regulatory Reform
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2014
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Congress 2013