Bruno Gencarelli

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European Commission

Head of International Data Flows and Protection

Mr. Gencarelli heads the International data flows and protection unit at the European Commission (DG Justice and Consumers). He was in charge of the Commission’s work in the area of privacy in the decisive years of the legislative reform and the EU-US negotiations. In that capacity, he led the Commission's delegation in the interinstitutional negotiations with the European Parliament and the Council that resulted in the adoption of the EU data protection reform ("General Regulation" and "Police Directive"). He was also one of the lead negotiators of the EU-US Privacy Shield and of the "Umbrella Agreement". Mr. Gencarelli previously served as a member of the European Commission's Legal Service and as an assistant (référendaire) to a judge at the European Court of Justice after having practiced law in the private sector. He holds degrees in law and political science, and teaches EU Competition Law at Sciences Po Paris. He is the author of numerous publications on EU law.


 

 

Contributions by Bruno Gencarelli

  • Looking Beyond the GDPR: What Is the Future of Privacy?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • Brexit: What Do I Need to Do Now? Ask the Brexperts!
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • Privacy Shield as the GDPR Comes Online
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • How Adequate Is EU Data Protection Adequacy?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
  • The Future of Trans-Border Data Flow
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
  • APEC CBPR and EU GDPR Certifications: Implementation and Interoperability
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Getting Privacy Shield Right
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Schrems: The Sequel
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Opening Keynote
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2016
  • Adequate Regimes Outside of the Privacy Shield
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2016
  • So We Have Privacy Shield: Now What?
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • Global Impact and Benchmarking Global Organisations’ Readiness for the GDPR
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016
  • GDPR: The Big Picture
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015