Ricard Martínez Martínez
Dr. Ricard Martínez is a professor in the Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science at the University of Valencia and Director of the Microsoft Chair for Privacy and Digital Transformation at the same university. PhD in Law from the Universitat de València, he has devoted his research to the study of the fundamental right to data protection and to different issues related to the impact of information and communication technologies on privacy. He is a member of the panel of experts in data and Artificial Intelligence of the Department of Innovation and Universities of the Generalitat Valenciana and a member of the group of experts for the drafting of a Charter of Digital Rights of the Secretary of State for Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. Dr. Martínez has been part of the Working Group on Citizens' Digital Rights of the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda and coordinated the Working Group set up by the Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities (CRUE-TIC) for the promotion of the General Data Protection Regulation. He is responsible for the ethical and legal aspects related to the EU projects CHAIMELEON (that develops a structured repository for health imaging data to be openly reused in AI experimentation for cancer management) and EUCAIM (European Cancer Imaging Initiative).
Dr. Martínez has collaborated with different Universities as a lecturer in undergraduate and postgraduate studies and has been responsible for the Studies Area of the Spanish Data Protection Agency. Author of various monographs on this subject, - "Information Technologies, Police and Constitution", "A critical approach to informational self-determination"- and has participated as author or coordinator in various commentaries on the Regulation for the Development of the Spanish Organic Law on Data Protection, as well as other specialised publications.