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Wojciech Wiewiórowski

European Data Protection Supervisor

Wojciech Wiewiórowski has been the European Data Protection Assistant Supervisor (EDPS) since December 6th. 2019 and is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk. He was among other advisers 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.  The Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (Polish Data Protection Commissioner) 2010-2014 and the Vice-Chair of the Working Party Art. 29 in 2014.

In December 2014, he was appointed Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor. After the Supervisor's death - Giovanni Buttarelli, in August 2019 - he replaced Mr. 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, informatization of public administration, and application of new IT tools (semantic web, legal ontologies, cloud, blockchain) in legal information processing.