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Dr Ludmila Georgieva

Public Policy and Government Relations Manager, EU
Brussels Area, Belgium
Ludmila joined the EU Policy Team of Google in Brussels in December 2018 and is in charge of cybersecurity and privacy issues. Before joining Google, she worked first in a large law company in Vienna and in 2009 joined the Federal Chancellery of Austria (Constitutional Service) and in 2013 the Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU in Brussels (for the Federal Chancellery) as Attaché for Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Media Policy. In her function in Brussels, she was deeply involved in the negotiations of e.g. the GDPR, the EU-US-Privacy Shield, the AVMS Directive, the NIS-Directive and the Cybersecurity Act as well as in the national coordination of the Digital Single Market Policy. During the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2018, Ludmila was chair of the Horizontal Working Party on Cyber Issues in the Council and was in charge of the trilogue with the European Parliament and the European Commission on the Cybersecurity Act. She holds a master and a doctoral degree in law (University of Vienna) and she lectures and publishes in the field of Union Law, Data Protection and Cybersecurity.