Claudia is an expert in EU public policy with a decade of experience on tech and digital affairs, data protection and legislation surrounding the platform economy.
In her current role as Legal/Policy Adviser at Amnesty International, Claudia develops and leads on human rights standard-setting and related strategic advocacy to address technology-related rights abuses and identifies emerging challenges with a particular focus on privacy and data protection, artificial intelligence, competition, business and human rights.
Before joining Amnesty, Claudia worked for seven years as Legal and Policy Officer at the European Commission, where she developed policy strategies and legislative initiatives in the technology field such as on artificial intelligence, online disinformation, mHealth, eID and ePrivacy. She advised the Commission on legal matters and oversaw the implementation of the EU legal framework in the Member States.
She previously worked as Policy Analyst at AWO, a data rights agency, and as Adviser at the Austrian Consumer Protection Association. Claudia holds degrees in Law and Business Law from the University of Innsbruck, as well as a Law degree from the International University of La Rioja.