Vincenzo Tiani focuses on privacy and personal data protection.
Since 2015, he has lived in Brussels, where he obtained an LL.M. in IP and ICT Law.
He first worked at the European Parliament, focusing on European Copyright reform, and then at EDRi, the NGO European Digital Rights that protects the fundamental rights of citizens online.
Since 2018, he has been an Adjunct Professor at IULM University in Milan (IT), teaching copyright and data protection. Vincenzo is since 2018 Member of Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights, an Italian NGO for which he follows European legislative developments and their impact on fundamental rights online.
In 2019, he worked as EU Affairs Analyst for the Center for Democracy & Technology, an international organisation that protects fundamental rights online and works to keep the Internet free and innovative.
In spring 2020, he was appointed to the Ministry of Innovation’s Data Task Force to assess the data protection impact of Covid’s contact tracing apps. Since October 2020, he is a Resident Partner of PANETTA Law Firm in Brussels, where he represents the Firm.
Since 2022, he is a Ph.D. candidate at VUB and Programme & Dissemination Coordinator of the Brussels Privacy Hub, for which he researches the topics of artificial intelligence and data protection. He is also an adjunct professor at the EDHEC Business School in Lille (FR), where he teaches Data Regulation. He has also been External Advisor on AI and Digital issues for the office of MEP Brando Benifei, co-rapporteur of the AI Act.
Finally, he is co-Chair of the IAPP Brussels KnowledgeNet Chapter for the biennium 2023-2024.