Kristina Irion


Kristina Irion is Associate Professor at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam. She is the Director of the Annual IViR Summer Course on Privacy Law and Policy and the Founder of the Academic Excellence Track at Amsterdam Law School. Kristina’s current research agenda focuses on the governance of transnational digital technologies and global data value chains from the perspective of European law and international economic law. Kristina frequently provide expertise to the European Parliament and Commission, ENISA, the Council of Europe, the OECD, national governments and civil society organizations. Kristina obtained her Dr. iuris degree from Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, and holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. She was a part time Legal Officer at the Data Protection Authority in Berlin and worked as Senior Regulatory Counsel for a German mobile network operator. Until 2017, Kristina has been Associate Professor at the School of Public Policy at Central European University in Budapest.

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