Tünde Fülöp, MAES is a Senior Expert and COO at the Research Institute – Digital Human Rights Center. She studied law at the University of Vienna and at the Universidade Católica in Lisbon, then European Studies at the College of Europe (Bruges/Natolin). As an expert on European law, she first worked at the Europainstitut of the WU Vienna and then at the Federal Ministry for European Affairs (International Law Office), the Federal Chancellery (Constitutional Service) and the Parliamentary Directorate. As data protection officer at the BMEIA, she was responsible, among other things, for implementing the GDPR, data protection audits and setting up a data protection management system.
Her main areas of expertise: EU law and international law, digital human rights, data protection lawfulness and risk assessment, data protection management, data protection impact assessment, data security and privacy by design.
Her lecturing activities include lectures at the European Law Day, the Federal Academy of Administration and the Diplomatic Academy. She has published on fundamental rights and democracy in the EU, principles and fundamental freedoms of Union law and external representation under Union law (articles in Zeitschrift für öffentliches Recht; Jaeger / Stöger, Kommentar zu EUV und AEUV; Hafner/Kumin/Weiss, Recht der Europäischen Union).