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  • Mr Jan Penfrat
    Senior Policy Advisor


Jan Penfrat is Senior Policy Advisor at European Digital Rights (EDRi), an association of 44 civil society organisations from across Europe defending rights and freedoms in the digital age. He works on freedom of expression and information online, platform regulation and cross-border access to data. Before joining EDRi, Jan has been a freelance technology reporter, independent IT security trainer and policy consultant for a Brussels-based lobbying firm. He holds Masters degrees from the College of Europe and Freiburg University, Germany.