Holds a bachelor from the University of Burgundy in public administration and a master degree from the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in international relations. He also pursued a post-graduate M.A. at the College of Europe, where he specialized on European Union’s diplomacy and its foreign policy towards Eastern Partnership countries and Russia. His past professional experiences include the International Federation for Human Rights (Paris) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (Bangkok). Currently, he is a senior consultant on external relations and European integration at the National Center for Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Moldova.
Commissioner, Information and Data Protection Commissioner, Albania
Graduated in 2001 at Law Faculty of University of Belgrade. Within the period starting from 2002 until 2013, he was legal advisor specialized in commercial law, intellectual property law, IT and telecommunications law, labor law and real estate law for a group of private companies in Belgrade. Since 2013, he works within the Office of the Commissioner for information of public importance and personal data protection of the Republic of Serbia as senior advisor. In 2014, he was appointed as head of Department for supervision over personal data protection in the fields of health, education, security and IT services. Since February 2017, he is head of Department for supervision over personal data protection in the fields of finance, trade and marketing. In 2015, Mr. Marko Dragumilo represented Commissioner at 17th CEEDPA meeting in Durres, Albania and 37th International Privacy Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Since 2014 has been working at the Personal Data Protection Agency in Bosnia and Herzegovina in Division of International Cooperation and Public Relations on the position of Public Relation Advisor. He graduated from the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Sarajevo in 2008. After graduation he obtained European Regional Master’s Degree in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe, interdisciplinary postgraduate study organized by the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna (Italy). Currently he is also enrolled in Ph.D. program of European Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb (Croatia).
Director of the Social Education and International Relations Department, Bureau of the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection
Serves as the first Personal Data Protection Inspector of Georgia since 2013. Under her leadership the Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector contributes to the implementation of data protection standards in Georgia. In 2016, Mrs Kaldani was re-elected by the Parliament of Georgia as the Personal Data Protection Inspector for second term. She is the elected member of the Bureau of the Council of Europe Consultative Committee of the Convention 108 (T-PD). Mrs Kaldani has a vast legal expertise, including multiple years of work experience in civil society and human rights, as well as the academia. Mrs Kaldani authored and edited publications, participated in numerous projects related to the human rights and good governance.
Sophie Kwasny is the Head of the Data Protection Unit of the Council of Europe and is responsible for standard-setting (notably the current modernisation exercise of Convention 108) and policy on data protection and privacy, including with regard to new technologies and the Internet. She is a graduate of the Strasbourg Law University and has been working for the Council of Europe for nearly 20 years on a variety of topics ranging from prisons’ reforms to medical insurance, or from the independence of the judiciary to nationality law.
International Relations Department, The Office of Personal Data Protection Inspector of Georgia
Lawyer, President of the Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information since 2012, former Parliamentary Commissioner (Ombudsman) for Data Protection and Freedom of Information between 2001-2007. Associate Professor and lecturer of the Budapest Corvinus University (Faculty of Public Administration) since 1986, Honorary Professor of the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary and Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Guest Professor of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kyiv University of Law. Author of numerous publications– focusing on the topics of the ombudman institution, data protection and freedom of information.
Petrić Patricio Marcos
Advisor, Croatian Data Protection Authority
Lawyer and Political Scientist, Head of the International and Public Relations of Department – National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information. She joined the office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in 1995. Between 2008-11 worked for the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights. Author of numerous publications focusing on privacy issues. Regularly participates in international projects as short term data protection expert.
Prof. Veselin Tselkov is a member of the Commission for Personal Data Protection in his second term. He is a representative of the Commission to Supervisory Bodies and Working Parties of the European Commission and the EU Council in the field of personal data protection - SIS II Supervision Coordination Group, Customs Joint Supervisory Authority, Customs Information System Supervision Coordination Group and International Working Group on Data Protection in Telecommunications. Mr. Veselin Tselkov is Professor of Informatics, Doctor of Technical Sciences. He has over 30 years of practical and theoretical experience in information security. He is a participant in Bulgarian and international working parties on matters of information security. Prof. Tselkov was a national representative on a number of fora and working parties of NATO and the EU in the field of protection of information. Prof. Tselkov is the author of dozens of publications and 4 monographs in the field of information security. He has specialized at the George Marshal European Centre for Security Studies and at Technical University, Bucharest, Romania, in Communication and Information Technologies (Cisco Academy). He is a Director of Studies of undergraduate and post-graduate students in the field of information security. Prof. Tselkov has worked as a research associate in the field of protection of information in the research structures of the Ministry of Defense and the Bulgarian Army.