Sophie Kwasny


Council of Europe

Head of the Data Protection Unit

Sophie Kwasny is the Head of the Data Protection Unit of the Council of Europe and is responsible for standard-setting (notably the long awaited modernisation exercise of Convention 108) and policy on data protection and privacy. She is a graduate of the Strasbourg Law University and has been working for the Council of Europe for 20 years on a variety of topics ranging from prisons’ reforms to medical insurance, or from the independence of the judiciary to nationality law.


Contributions by Sophie Kwasny

  • A Convention 108-CBPR Guide to Trans-Border Data Flows
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019