Gabriela  Zanfir-Fortuna

Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna

Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna is EU Policy Counsel for the Future of Privacy Forum, where she leads the work on European privacy law and policy and its impact on all focus areas of the FPF, including de-identification, AI, mobility, adtech and education. Prior to moving to the US, Gabriela worked for the European Data Protection Supervisor in Brussels, being part of the team that advised the EU legislator on the GDPR during its legislative process. She dealt with both enforcement and policy matters and actively participated to the work of the Article 29 Working Party. Recently, Gabriela contributed as independent expert to the Handbook on EU Data Protection Law (2018), issued jointly by the Fundamental Rights Agency, the Council of Europe and the EDPS. She holds a PhD in law (2013, University of Craiova) with a thesis on the rights of the data subject and an LLM in Human Rights. Gabriela is also associated researcher with the LSTS Center at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and runs