Austria privacy chief to head EU data protection group

The head of Austria's data protection authority Andrea Jelinek is replacing Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin as the chair of the body representing national data protection supervisors known as the Article 29 Working Party. Jelinek was elected for the post on Wednesday and is likely to also become the head of the upcoming European Data Protection Board, tasked to enforce the general data protection regulation.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: data protection, European Data Protection Board, Article 29 Working Party

Posted on Wednesday 7 February 2018

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