Data & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group Members (2020)

Published on
June 18, 2020

The Data & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group engages a selected set of senior-level global key actors from governments, internet companies, technical operators, civil society, leading universities, and international organizations. 

The Contact Group is tasked to enhance policy coherence and develop solutions for legal interoperability concerning cross-border access to electronic evidence through the joint development of Norms, Criteria, Mechanisms. 

The work is facilitated by the Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network and guided by a neutral Coordinator and Working Group Facilitators, appointed by the Secretariat for their outstanding expertise and standing in the community. They serve in their personal capacity.

Meet the Members of the 2019/2020 Data & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group


Robert Young
Legal Counsel
Canada, Department of Global Affairs


Waiswa Abudu Sallam
Head Legal Affairs
Uganda, Communications Commission

Alejandro Amendolara
Legal Advisor
Argentina, Chamber of Internet (CABASE)

Karen Audcent
Senior Counsel and Team Leader
Canada, Ministry of Justice

Pat Burke
Head of Law Enforcement Global Compliance Team

Joseph Cannataci
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy
United Nations

Jennifer Daskal
Associate Professor
American University Washington College of Law

Fernanda Domingos
Federal Prosecutor
Brazil, Federal Prosecutor's Office of the State of Sao Paulo

Melissa Blagitz
Federal Prosecutor 
Brazil, Federal Prosecutor's Office of the State of Sao Paulo

Karl Linderborg
Deputy Assistant Police Commissioner
Finland, National Police Board

Sharon Bradford Franklin
Policy Director
New America's Open Technology Institute

Eric Freyssinet
Chief Digital Strategy Officer
France, Ministry of Interior

Hartmut Glaser
Executive Secretary
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (

Vinicius Santos 
Technical Advisor
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (

Robyn Greene
Privacy Policy Manager, Law Enforcement Access and Data Protection

Mohamed Hegazy
Head of Legislative Committee
Egypt, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Erick Iriarte
Coordinator of the Working Group on the Regulatory Framework of the eLAC2020 Digital Agenda 

Zahid Jamil
Jamil & Jamil 

Monika Kopcheva
Political Administrator
Council of the European Union -  DG JAI 

Markko Künnapu
Legal Advisor
Estonia, Ministry of Justice 

Klaus Landefeld 
Vice Chairman of the Management Board, Director Infrastructure & Network  
German Association of the Internet Industry (eco) 

Arianna Lepore 
Programme Officer, Terrorism Prevention  
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) 

May-Ann Lim  
Managing Director, TRPC, and
Executive Director, Asia Cloud Computing Association 

Etienne Maury 
Legal and Policy Officer, European and International Affairs Department  
French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) 

Vivek Narayanadas  
Associate General Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection Officer 

Greg Nojeim 
Senior Counsel and Director, Freedom, Security and Technology Project 
Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) 

Takayuki Oku
Assistant Director, Cyber Strategy and Capability Development

Wookyung Jung 
Cybercrime Policy Analyst 

Marc Porret
Senior Legal Officer
United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UNCTED)

Katitza Rodriguez  
International Rights Director 
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) 

Shamaila Sarwar 
Head of Engagement, Investigatory Powers Unit, National Security Directorate  
United Kingdom, Office for Security and Counter Terrorism Home Office 

Aled Owen 
Assistant Director  
United Kingdom, Office for Security and Counter Terrorism Home Office 

Alexander Seger 
Executive Secretary, Cybercrime and Convention Committee and Head of Cybercrime Division 
Council of Europe 

Bernard Shen
Assistant General Counsel 

Christoph Steck
Director, Public Policy and Internet 

Alternate 1
Andrea Fabra 
Public Policy & Internet Manager 

Alternate 2 
Paloma Villa-Mateos 
Public Policy & Internet Manager 

Tara Storey
Principal Officer, Irish Central Authority for Mutual Legal Assistance 
Ireland, Department of Justice and Equality 

Dan Suter 

Dan Svantesson
Bond University 

Peter Swire 
Georgia Institute of Technology, Scheller College of Business 

DeBrae Kennedy-Mayo 
Research Faculty Member 
Georgia Institute of Technology, Scheller College of Business  

Andrew Warnes  
Assistant Secretary, National Security Policy Branch 
Australia, Department of Home Affairs 

Nathan Whiteman Assistant Director 
Australia, Department of Home Affairs 

Chris Wilson 
Senior Manager, Public Policy (Internet Governance) 
Amazon Web Services 

Moctar Yedaly  
Head, Information Society Division  
African Union Commission 

Adil Sulieman
Senior Policy Officer, Telecom and ICT 
African Union Commission

Meet past Members of the Data & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group

2018/2019 Data & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group
2017 Data & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group