This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 285492.

Advisory Panel

Mónica Arenas
Mónica Arenas made her Ph.D. in Law at the  University of Alcala (2005/2006) with the maximum qualification (summa cum laude unanimously). She is the author of “The fundamental right to personal data protection in Europe” and was awarded with the national Award of the Spanish Data Protection Agency (2005) and with the Ph.D. Award 2007 of University of Alcalá. Since 1999, she works as an assistant professor of constitutional law at the University of Alcalá and as a guest researcher at several research Centers (Germany, Italy and EEUU).

Colin Bennett
Colin Bennett works at the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria (Canada). His research has focused on the comparative analysis of surveillance technologies and privacy protection policies at the domestic and international levels.
He was assisted in reviewing our project reports by Robin Bayley, Lindon Consulting Inc., Victoria, BC (Canada).

Gloria González Fuster
Gloria González Fuster joined the Vrije Universiteit Brussel to work for the EU-funded project “Reflexive governance in the Public Interest (REFGOV): A thematic application in the field of data protection” at the Institute for European Studies (IES) and Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS) Research Group. After contributing to the “Converging and conflicting ethical values in the internal/external security in continuum in Europe” (INEX) research project, she is currently participating to “Privacy and Security Mirrors” (PRISMS).

Ben Hayes
Ben Hayes is a TNI fellow who has worked for the civil liberties organisation Statewatch since 1996, specialising in EU Justice and Home Affairs law, police cooperation, border controls, surveillance technologies and counter-terrorism policies. He also works with the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR, Berlin), and has been retained as a consultant to a number of international human rights, social justice and development organisations.

Majtényi László
Majtényi László is an expert of media law and the founder president as well as the current chairman of the Eötvös Károly Institute. His main areas of specialization include constitutional law, freedom of information and privacy, and the practice of ombudspersons. He is head of the Department of Information and Media Law at the University of Miskolc, Faculty of Law.

Jean-Marc Suchier
Jean-Marc Suchier was Senior Vice President Special Affairs, Technology & Strategy, at Morpho (SAFRAN Group) in Paris. For several years, he led the R&T Collaborative Programmes department of the company, which has been participating or leading many security research projects in the EU Framework Programmes. He was also strongly involved with the European Commission in defining the future needs for security research.  Mr. Suchier  has been rapporteur for the ESRAB and ESRIF activities, and he is currently member of the Security Advisory Group, as well as the Societal Impact Expert Group, for DG Enterprise and Industry.

Nina Tranø
Nina worked as a police officer within the Norwegian police for 23 years, specialising in crime scene and computer forensics investigation. When leaving she joined the Norwegian Courts Administration (NCA) as the security manager and with a national security advisory role towards the courts of Norway. Additionally, she was the project manager for the courts national security project.  She currently works as the security manager for One Voice AS, Norway’s leading supplier of tools (CIM®) for comprehensive security management.

Ole Wæver
Ole Wæver is a Professor of International Relations in the Political Science Department of the University of Copenhagen and director of CAST, Centre for Advanced Security Theory. He primarily researches in security theory and security policy, including Europe as a regional security complex and the connection between European integration and the changing security issues throughout newer European history.