Wojciech Wiewiórowski

Wojciech Wiewiórowski has been European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) since 6 December 2019.

As well as having the post of adjunct professor in the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk, he was, among others, adviser in the field of e-government and information society for the Minister of Interior and Administration, the Director of the Informatisation Department at the Ministry of Interior and Administration. He also represented Poland in the committee on Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (the ISA Committee) assisting the European Commission.

Wojciech acted as Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (Polish Data Protection Commissioner) 2010-2014 and Vice Chair of the Article 29 Working Party in 2014. In December 2014, he was appointed Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor. After the death of the then Supervisor in August 2019, he replaced Giovanni Buttarelli as acting EDPS.

His areas of scientific activity include first of all Polish and European IT law, processing and security of information, legal information retrieval systems, informatisation of public administration, and the application of new IT tools (semantic web, legal ontologies, cloud, blockchain) in legal information processing.