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Mr Gianclaudio Malgieri

Associate Professor
Leiden University

Gianclaudio Malgieri is an Associate Professor of Law & Technology at Leiden University and a Board Member at eLaw - Center for Law and Digital Technologies. He is the Co-Director of the Brussels Privacy Hub, Free University of Brussels (VUB) and an Associate Editor of Computer Law and Security Review, an External Ethics Expert of the European Commission, and an Advisory Board member of He is the founder of VULNERA, the International Observatory of Vulnerability in Data Protection. His fields of research and teaching are data protection law, privacy, AI regulation, digital law, and consumer protection in the digital market.

Gianclaudio is the Principal Investigator of RESOCIAL, a multi-stakeholder project about Vulnerability on Social Media funded by the Dutch Research Agenda 2024-2026 (860.000 Euros). He has authored more than 70 publications, including his book "Vulnerability and Data Protection Law" (Oxford University Press, 2023) and articles in leading international academic journals. His works have been cited by, inter alia, top international newspapers (The New York Times, The Washington Post, Le Monde, Politico, La Tribune, France Culture, ilSole24Ore, la Repubblica, il Corriere della Sera, Euractiv) but also institutions, e.g. the European

Commission and the Council of Europe, the World Economic Forum, the Canadian Government, and the Canadian Data Protection Authority. In 2020, he was the only EU scholar to receive the FPF Privacy for Policymaker Paper Award. He has published in English, Italian, and French, and some of his works have been translated into Chinese.