Anna Colaps is Member of Cabinet at the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), advising on protection of rights in the digital sphere, privacy and competition, online manipulation, scientific research, artificial intelligence, ethics and innovation. Anna holds a Ph.D. in European Law from the University of Naples Parthenope. Her research focused on the interaction between data protection, privacy and competition law in data-driven markets. She is currently affiliated as researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB).
Prior to joining the EDPS, she worked as PhD researcher and lecturer at the University of Naples Parthenope and at the European Commission, Directorate-General for Competition.
Anna holds a Master's Degree in Law from the University of Naples Federico II and she is a qualified lawyer admitted to the Italian bar.