Wojciech Wiewiórowski

PCO20 | Wojciech Wiewiórowski
European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) 

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) since December 6th. 2019. 
Adjunct professor in the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk. He was among others adviser in the field of e-government and information society for the Minister of Interior and Administration, the Director of the Informatisation Department at the Ministry of Interior and Administration. He also represented Poland in committee on Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (the ISA Committee) assisting the European Commission. The Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (Polish Data Protection Commissioner) 2010-2014 and the Vice Chair of the Working Party Art. 29 in 2014. In December 2014, he was appointed Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor. After the death of the Supervisor - Giovanni Buttarelli in August 2019 - he replaced Mr. Buttarelli as acting EDPS.

His areas of scientific activity include first of all Polish and European IT law, processing and security of information, legal information retrieval systems, informatisation of public administration, and application of new IT tools (semantic web, legal ontologies, cloud, blockchain) in legal information processin.




28 Sep 2020

17:30 — 18:00

Main Stage

Panel Discussion


Panel Discussion – How to enable Data Protection as a driver for the Data Economy

  • Eva Gardyan-Eisenlohr, Senior Legal Executive, former Group Data Privacy Officer, Bayer AG
  • Anna Morgan, Head of Legal and a Deputy Commissioner, Irish Data Protection Commission
  • Wojciech Wiewiórowski, European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) 
  • Frederick Richter, Founding Director, German Foundation for Data Protection