Wojciech Wiewiórowski has been the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) since December 6th 2019.
He is also an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk. He was, among others, an adviser in the field of e-government and information society for the Minister of Interior and Administration, and the Director of the Informatisation Department at the Ministry of Interior and Administration in Poland. He also represented Poland in the committee on Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (the ISA Committee) assisting the European Commission.
Wojciech Wiewiórowski was also the Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (Polish Data Protection Commissioner) between 2010-2014 and the Vice Chair of the Working Party Article 29 in 2014. In December 2014, he was appointed Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor. After the death of the Supervisor - Giovanni Buttarelli in August 2019 - he replaced Mr. Buttarelli as acting EDPS.
His areas of scientific activity include first of all Polish and European IT law, processing and security of information, legal information retrieval systems, informatisation of public administration, and application of new IT tools (semantic web, legal ontologies, cloud, blockchain) in legal information processing.