I am a researcher and policy analyst based in Berlin, Germany.

My areas of expertise span a range of issues, including privacy and data protection issues, freedom of expression and right of erasure concerns, applying human rights frameworks in online contexts, and responding to the geopolitical issues that come with a borderless cyber space, technology, and markets.

I have substantial experience in conducting human rights impact assessments and in working collaboratively with other stakeholders, including industry, civil society and governments around the world, to address the multifaceted issues – and to harness the opportunities – afforded by the Internet.

In addition, I have experience in providing expert comments to the media, in publishing articles and reports, in public speaking and chairing panels and workshops, and in actively participating in working groups to develop policy and/or recommendations.

I currently represent European civil society organizations on the Council of the Generic Names Supporting Organization, the body which sets policy for generic top-level domains such as .com and .org.

I am a 2018-2019 Technology Policy Fellow with the Mozilla Foundation.

Recent Projects

Report author of "Big Data, Not Big Brother: New Data Protection Laws and the Implications for Independent Media Around the World", published in June 2019 by the National Endowment for Democracy.

Recent Interview

This page was last updated on 30 September 2019.