Cosimo Monda (C.)

Cosimo Monda is Director of the Maastricht  European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity.

At ECPC his work has a strong European and international outlook in the field of privacy and cybersecurity, steering an interdisciplinary group of researchers, academics and professionals active in areas of fundamental rights, data privacy, transparency and confidentiality, IT, data security, and more. He has a longstanding experience in EU affairs, particularly in business development, design executive education, certification courses and online learning modules for professionals and management of service contracts.

He is an internationally-recognised public speaker and lecturer, and has delivered keynote speeches at conferences and universities around the world on a variety of issues related with Privacy, data protection and cybersecurity.

Before joining Maastricht University, he was working at the European Institute of Public Administration, as Senior Lecturer and Head of Information, Publications, and Marketing services.

He holds a Law Degree obtained at the University of Bologna.

His fields of expertise include Data Protection and Cyber security, EU Information Management; Transparency and access to documents; EU Agencies; EU decision-making procedures and Institutions and EU law. 

He has published various articles on these issues.