Paul Breitbarth

Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner

Paul is a data protection lawyer from the Netherlands. He currently works for Catawiki, Europe’s leading online platform for special objects, as Data Protection Lead. In addition, Paul works as Senior Visiting Fellow at Maastricht University’s European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity, and serves as Member of the Jersey Data Protection Authority and of the Data Protection Board of the European Patent Office. He is a regular speaker on webinars and at conferences, and co-hosts the Serious Privacy podcast. Previously, Paul worked both in the public and private sector in multiple privacy roles, including at TrustArc, Nymity and the Dutch Data Protection Authority. He was an active member of various Article 29 Working Party subgroups, co-authoring opinions on the data protection reform, surveillance, the Privacy Shield and others. In 2015, he organized the International Privacy Conference in Amsterdam. Paul holds a Master of Laws from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.