Gabriela holds a PhD in law with a thesis on the rights of the data subject from the perspective of their adjudication in civil law, and an LLM in Human Rights. Currently she is a Policy Counsel for the Washington DC-based Future of Privacy Forum, contributing with EU data protection law expertise to all focus areas of FPF. Gabriela also provides EU privacy and data protection law compliance advice (including, but not limited to the GDPR) to different types of organizations. She has experience in working for the European Data Protection Supervisor in Brussels, dealing both with enforcement (compliance) and policy matters. At the EDPS she worked in Cooperation and International Relations, dealing among other issues with international data transfers. She also contributed to the work of the Article 29 Working Party. Gabriela contributed to the FRA, CoE and EDPS Handbook on Data Protection, the 2018 edition. She is the first Romanian author to publish a comprehensive volume on the rights of the data subjects ("Protectia datelor personale. Drepturile persoanei vizate", C.H. Beck, Bucharest, 2015). She published extensively on privacy and data protection in national and international journals and she is often invited to speak at privacy and data protection conferences.

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