Peter Kimpian

Peter Kimpian

Secretary to the Committee of Convention 108, Council of Europe

Peter is the Secretary to the Committee of the Council of Europe Privacy and Data Protection Convention, known as Convention 108 and currently working – among others – on preparing the implementation of the modernised Convention 108+. Previously in charge with law enforcement and national security related privacy matters, with internet governance issues and with standard setting activities based on this Convention. Prior to that he was involved in topics like the EU Data Protection Directive, the GDPR, EU Law Enforcement Directive, EUROPOL regulation, EU PNR Agreements with third states, Terrorist Financing Tracking Programme, and the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement. He has also been active since 2020 in technical assistance programmes on cybersecurity, cybercrime and data protection in Africa, Asia and Latin-America.