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Anna Colaps

Anna Colaps

Affiliated Researcher


Anna Colaps is Member of Cabinet at the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), advising on protection of rights in the digital ecosystem, privacy and competition, online manipulation, scientific research, ethics and innovation.

Anna holds a PhD in European Law from the University of Naples Parthenope. Her research focused on the interaction between data protection, privacy and competition law in data-driven markets.

Prior to joining the EDPS, she worked as PhD researcher and lecturer at the University of Naples Parthenope and at the European Commission, Directorate-General for Competition.

Anna holds a Master's Degree in Law from the University of Naples Federico II and she is a qualified lawyer admitted to the Italian bar.

Her research interests cover primarily the interaction between privacy and competition but also use of data for scientific research, open data, artificial intelligence.