International Core Team

DataEthicsEU works with a small selected core team of international partners that we exchange expertise from tech, design, legal and research perspectives on constructive solutions.

Contact project lead Gry Hasselbalch for info about DataEthicsEU International.


Gry Hasselbalch, DataEthicsEU, Rome, Italy

Pernille Tranberg and Birgitte Kofod Olsen, DataEthicsEU, Copenhagen, Denmark

Rikke Frank Jørgensen, Danish Institute of Human Rights, Copenhagen, Denmark

Rikke Frank Jørgensen is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for Human Rights, specializing in the interface between human rights and communication technology. She has done numerous writings on the topic, including Framing the Net: The internet and human rights (Edward Elgar, 2013) and Human rights in the global information society (MIT Press, 2006). Rikke is co-founder of the think tank Digital Youth (Copenhagen), and serves among others on the advisory board of Privacy International (London), and Ranking Digital Rights (Washington D.C.).

Luca Belli, Center for Technology & Society, FGV, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Luca Belli, PhD, is Full Researcher at the Center for Technology and Society (CTS) of Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School, Rio de Janeiro, where he coordinates the Internet Governance Architectures Project. Since January 2016, Luca is also associated researcher at the Centre de droit public comparé of Paris II University. Before joining CTS, Luca worked for the Council of Europe Internet Governance Unit; served as a Network Neutrality Expert for the Council of Europe; worked as a consultant for the Internet Society and completed his PhD in Public Law at Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II).


Gemma G. Clavell, Eticas Research & Consulting, Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Gemma Galdon Clavell is a policy analyst working on surveillance, social, legal and ethical impacts of technology, smart cities, privacy, security policy, resilience and policing. She is a founding partner at Eticas Research & Consulting and a researcher at the Universitat de Barcelona’s Sociology Department. She completed her PhD on surveillance, security and urban policy in early 2012 at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where she also received an MSc in Policy Management, and was later appointed Director of the Security Policy Programme at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC).

Oliver Zoellner, Petra Grimm and Tobias Keber The Institute for Digital Ethics - Stuttgart Media University, Stuttgart, Germany

Oliver Zöllner is professor of media research, media sociology, digital media ethics, and international communication at Stuttgart Media University. As an honorary professor he also teaches at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. He is co-founder and joint director of the Institute for Digital Ethics at Stuttgart Media University ( His major research interests in this field include privacy, autonomy, and reconfigurations of the public sphere und the conditions of digitality. For publications and details, see

Petra Grimm is professor of media and communication studies at Stuttgart Media University, Germany, and an expert on media ethics. Her research focuses on online risks and safety, privacy, media violence, and media literacy. Petra Grimm is co-founder and joint director of the Institute for Digital Ethics (IDE) at Stuttgart Media University. She is a member of the research advisory board of the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt, BKA) and member of the Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media (KJM). For publications and details, see

Tobias Keber is a lawyer (PhD in international law) and has been on the faculty of Stuttgart Media University since 2012 (Chair for Media Law and Policy). Tobias Keber also lectures Internet and Media Law at the Mainz Media Institute and the University of Koblenz-Landau. He is co-founder and joint director of the Institute for Digital Ethics at Stuttgart Media University ( and head of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD). For details and publications see

Luca Bolognini and Pietro Paganini, Italian Institute for Privacy, Rome Italy

The Istituto Italiano per la Privacy (IIP), or Italian Institute for Privacy, is the main italian think tank dedicated to the protection of personal data in global ICT society. The Institute is a non-profit organization: it involves and is a high-level network for the best italian specialists in Privacy Law, but also for significant representatives of the public and private bodies who normally deal with personal data and sensitive information. Since 2008, the IIP has consolidated itself as a point of reference for Italian “new law” experts and for the players of high tech markets.

Robin Wilton, Internet Society, UK

Robin Wilton has some 28 years of experience in the IT industry, including technical and pre-sales roles with IBM and Sun Microsystems, and time spent as an independent consultant and as a Gartner analyst. He has a particular interest in digital identity and privacy and their relationship to public policy, and now represents the Internet Society in technology and policy forums such as the OECD, IGF and IETF. His IT industry experience includes work on retail, investment and central banking systems; cryptographic and key management products; public key infrastructure; federated identity management, access control and provisioning. He has also been director of privacy and public policy at the Liberty Alliance and Kantara Initiative. also coordinates a knowledge exchange network of advocates, experts, journalists, developers and policy makers worldwide. See more Global Privacy as Innovation Network


Part of the team: Robin Wilton, Gemma Clavell, Pernille Tranberg, Gry Hasselbalch and Lucca Bolognini, Rome October 2016

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