Giovanni Buttarelli

Giovanni Buttarelli

Giovanni Buttarelli has been assistant European Data Protection Supervisor since January 2009. He was appointed by a joint decision of the European Parliament and the Council of 14 January 2009 for a term of five years. Before entering his office, he was secretary general to the Italian Data Protection Authority since 1997. A member of the Italian judiciary, he has attended to many committees on data protection and related issues at international level.

 European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli on the evolution of GDPR and its fitness for purpose in a wolrd of cross-border data flow

The GDPR reinforces a wide range of existing rights regarding digital data and establishes new ones.

Communication Director spoke to Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection...

In the wake of the Snowden revelations, the EU’s new data protection reforms will be the source of scrutiny, not least by communication professionals.

In the wake of the Snowden revelations, the EU’s new data protection reforms will be the source of scrutiny, not least by communication professionals. We spoke to Giovanni Butarelli, the EU's Data Protection Supervisor, about the EU...