Bruno Gencarelli

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European Commission

Head of International Data Flows and Protection

Mr. Gencarelli is deputy to the Director for Fundamentals Rights and the Rule of Law at the European Commission. He also heads the International Data Flows and Protection unit. He was in charge of the Commission's work in the area of data protection in the decisive phases of the legislative reform of EU data protection law (adoption of the GDPR and the “Law Enforcement Directive). He also led the negotiations of several data transfer arrangements, including the EU-Japan mutual adequacy arrangement creating the world’s largest area of free and safe data flows. He recently co-led for the EU the negotiations with the UK on all aspects relating to justice and consumers in the context of Brexit. He is in currently in charge of the negotiations on a successor arrangement to the EU-US Privacy Shield. 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. 

 

Contributions by Bruno Gencarelli

  • EU-U.S. Privacy Shield & the Future of Trans-Atlantic Data Flows
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • In Conversation With Mr. Gencarelli, The EU’s Head of International Transfers
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021
  • Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2020 - Cancelled
  • The View from the Commission: The GDPR Turns Two
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020 - Canceled
  • Are International Transfers of EU Personal Data in Danger?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Brexit Brainstorm
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019
  • Brexit: Who Knows What Is Going On? If Anyone Can Tell You, We Will
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Challenges & Opportunities in Government Approaches to Cross-Border Data Flows
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Shaping the Future of Global Privacy
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • 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