Anna Fielder

European Digital Rights (EDRi)

Anna is President of European Digital Rights (EDRi). She has been a consumer and privacy advocate for many years, after having trained as a classics scholar and spending a stint as a travel reporter and editor.  She is senior policy advisor and heads the Secretariat of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD), covering all aspects of consumer policy from regulations to digital rights.  She was previously Chair of Privacy International (now designated as Chair Emeritus for her contribution to the organisation) and regional Director at Consumers International, the global consumer federation, where she put issues related to online rights and data protection on the consumer organisations’ priority agenda and set up the TACD back in 1998. Anna is a Fellow of the UK  Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).