Isabelle Vereecken

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European Data Protection Board

Head of the EDPB Secretariat

Isabelle Vereecken is the head of the EDPB Secretariat that provides administrative and analytical support to the European Data Protection Board.
 
Prior to join the EDPS, she was a legal advisor at the Belgian Data Protection Authority for 10 years. In this position, she was in charge of international data transfers matters, such as BCR applications. She was also contributing to the work of the Article 29 Working Party, acting as rapporteur for international flows issues and participating to the cooperation between the WP29 and the APEC. In addition, she followed closely the negotiation of the General data protection regulation (GDPR), helping the European Commission on the proposal and after by acting as an expert to support the Belgian government during the negotiation.
 
She started her career as a researcher and worked at the CRID (Computer and Law Research Centre – University of Namur) for 4 years on data protection, intellectual property rights and e-commerce issues.
 
She has a master degree in law from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) and a postgraduate degree in ICT law from the University of Namur.  

 

Contributions by Isabelle Vereecken

  • Joint Controllership: In the Trenches
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Your Processor and You: Successfully Negotiating DPAs, or It Takes Two to Tango
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Privacy and Data Protection Law Forum
    Forum Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • APEC-EU Work on Certifications: Using CBPRs to Facilitate GDPR Compliance
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • The Regulators' View
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: Deutschland 2018
  • Enforcing the GDPR—DPA Roundtable
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018
  • Is Your Organisation a Controller, Processor, Sub-Processor or All Three?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
  • BCRs Controller & Processor: How to Efficiently Secure DPAs' Approval?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2016
  • Demonstrating Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2016
  • Between the Directive and the Regulation: How to Cope with Legal Uncertainty
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • Demonstrating Compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • The General Data Protection Regulation: Taking Stock of the Trilogue?
    Speaker at Brussels, Belgium KnowledgeNet: November 03, 2015
  • EU Data Protection Reform and Data Localisation Initiatives: Impacts and Strateg
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2014