European Data Protection Supervisor
European Data Protection Supervisor

Giovanni Buttarelli

Giovanni Buttarelli

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Giovanni Buttarelli is the European Data Protection Supervisor.

He was appointed by a joint decision of the European Parliament and the Council on 4 December 2014 for a term of five years.

 

Biography

From January 2009- December 2004, he served as Assistant Supervisor. Before joining the EDPS, he was Secretary General at the Italian Data Protection Authority from 1997-2009. As a Cassation judge in the Italian judiciary, he has long been involved in many initiatives and committees on data protection and related issues at international level.
 

Nationality: Italian
 

  • European Data Protection Supervisor, EDPS, Brussels

    4 December 2014-present day

  • Assistant Supervisor, EDPS, Brussels

    17 January 2009 - 3 December 2014

  • Secretary General, Italian Data Protection Authority, Rome

    14 August 1997 - 16 January 2009

  • Advisor, Legislation Department, Italian Ministry of Justice, Rome

    28 November 1989 - 13 August 1997

  • Cassation Judge, Italian Judiciary

    2006 - present day

  • Member of Italian Judiciary

    1986 - 2006

  • Head of two Registry Offices, Muncipality of Frascati, Rome

    1 August 1976 - 7 September 1986

  • Moscow Mechanism, designation by Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe resource list

    2010 - 2017

  • Alternative member of the Article 29 Working Party

    June 1997-present day

  • President of the Joint Supervisory Authority, Schengen Agreement

    2002 - 2003

  • Vice President of the Joint Supervisory Authority, Schengen Agreement

    2000 - 2001

  • Chairman of the Customs Supervision Coordination Group

    2011 - present day

  • Professor on Protection of Personal Data and Fundamental Rights in Italy and Europe at Faculty of Law, Lumsa University, Rome

    2005-present day

  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Law at Faculty of Law, La Sapienza University, Rome

    1984-1990

  • Law degree, Cum Laude, La Sapienza University, Rome

    1984

 

Curriculum Vitae

Giovanni Buttarelli’s CV

 

Declaration of Interests

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