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PPPA-AGEVER-01-2020: “Outline and trial an infrastructure dedicated to the implementation of child rights and protection mechanisms in the online domain”

PPPA-AGEVER-01-2020: “Outline and trial an infrastructure dedicated to the implementation of child rights and protection mechanisms in the online domain”

euCONSENT Project Advisory Board

The euCONSENT Project Advisory Board consists of the Chair, John Carr OBE, along with other eminent individuals selected for their expertise of various industries, regulatory landscapes, and social policy issues which fall within the scope of euCONSENT.

 The Board offers feedback on the project’s progress from the perspective of stakeholders representing various sectors and jurisdictions. Board members provide the project with valuable insight, and help to facilitate community engagement within their respective spheres.

euCONSENT advisor - John Carr

John Carr

John Carr OBE is Chair to the Children’s Charities’ Coalition for Internet Safety and has agreed to chair this Board.  He is one of the world’s leading authorities on children’s and young people’s use of the internet and associated new technologies, and a key figure in coordinating the activities of charities, academics and NGOs involved in online child protection across the EU.

 John runs the Secretary of the UK Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety. He is also a Senior Adviser to ECPAT International, and an adviser to the Council of Europe, the International Telecommunication Union, and a former member of Microsoft’s Policy Board for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

In June, 2010, John was honoured by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with an OBE. In November, 2011, John received an award for “Outstanding Achievement” in the field of online child safety from the Washington DC based Family Online Safety Institute. John was nominated by Microsoft. In 2006, he was named by the New Statesman as one of 50 global “Modern Heroes”. In 2003 John was also named by New Media Age as one of the UK’s 50 most influential people in the new media industries.

John regularly contributes to TV and radio programmes on the subject of online safety and security. John was also formerly the internet columnist for Prospect magazine and has written about the internet for The Observer, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, The Guardian and many other journals, both in the UK and overseas.

Mieke Schuurman

Senior Policy Advisor in Child Rights and Safeguarding, Eurochild

Mieke Schuurman

Mieke is Senior Policy Advisor in Child Rights and Safeguarding at Eurochild, a network of organisations and individuals working with and for children in Europe.

Mieke advises the secretariat staff and management team at Eurochild in relation to child rights and safeguarding.

She oversees Eurochild’s child participation work and represents Eurochild externally, in particular with regards to the UN and the Council of Europe.

She speaks English, French, Dutch, and German.

Liz Gosme

Director
COFACE

Liz Gosme

Liz is Director of COFACE, a pluralistic network of civil society associations promoting the well-being, health and security of families and their members in a changing society.

Liz is an EU social policy analyst with extensive experience in EU affairs representing the interests of civil society organisations.

She has worked extensively with various EU institutions contributing to building a social policy architecture for Europe.

Anna Morgan

Deputy Data Protection Commissioner
(Ireland)

Anna Morgan

Anna Morgan is the Head of Legal and a Deputy Commissioner in the Irish Data Protection Commission, having been appointed in 2016.

Anna was the lead rapporteur for the EDPB Guidelines on Transparency under the GDPR. Anna represents the Data Protection Commission at Plenary and subgroup meetings of the EDPB

Anna also led the innovative public consultation run by the Data Protection Commission during 2019 on the processing of children’s data and the exercise of children’s rights as data subjects in the digital sphere.

Henning Mellage

Legal Advisor to the Media Authority of North Rhine-Westphalia

Henning Mellage

Henning serves as a legal advisor to the Media Authority of North Rhine-Westphalia.

He also chairs a working group on youth protection in digital media of the german Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media, the KJM.

Cecilia Alvarez

EMEA Privacy Policy Director
Facebook

Cecilia Alvarez

Cecilia Alvarez is EMEA Privacy Policy Director at Facebook.

She has extensive experience in data protection law, and was previously chair of APEP, the Spanish Privacy Professional Association.

Dr. Julia Fossi

Director: International Strategy and Futures
eSafety Australia

Dr. Julia Fossi

Dr Julia Fossi is Director of International Strategy and Futures at eSafety Australia.

She has extensive experience working with governments, NGOs, and industry on high profile and sensitive policy issues.

She is currently working on Safety-by-Design and international digital policy, and is passionate about ethics, human rights, and responsible technology.

Lubos Kuklis

Chair of European Platform of Regulatory Authorities, Member of ERGA, Legal Academic

Lubos Kuklis

Lubos serves as the Chair of the European Platform or Regulatory Authorities (EPRA), and is a memberand former Chair of the European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA)

He is also Chief Executive of CBR, the Slovak Media Authority.

Almudena Lara

Child Safety Senior Manager
Google

Almudena Lara

Almudena is Google’s global lead on child safety policy.

Having worked previously with NSPCC, her work at Google involves responsibility over digital wellbeing, ensuring children learn how to be informed and engaged online citizens, and giving families and young people more control over their digital presence.

Hans Martens

Head of Digital Citizenship
European Schoolnet

Hans Martens

Hans Martens is Head of Digital Citizenship at European Schoolnet

Since its founding in 1997, European Schoolnet has used its links with education ministries to help schools become effective in the pedagogical use of technology, equipping both teachers and pupils with the necessary skills to achieve in the digital society.

Victor Petuya

President, European
Parents’ Association

Victor Petuya

Victor is President of the European Parents’ Association (EPA), an organisation working to represent parents in the development of education policies and decisions taken at a European level.

EPA aims to promote the active participation of parents and recognise their central place as primarily responsible for the education of their children.

Uwe Hasebrink

Director
EU Kids Online

Uwe Hasebrink

Professor Dr. Uwe Hasebrink is director of the Hans Bredow institute for Media Research and full professor of Empirical Communication Research at the University of Hamburg, Germany.

An important part of his research is related to children and young people and to child safety. After acting as working package leader in the European Commission-funded research network EU Kinds Online since 2006, he became the network coordinator in 2015.

Valeria Santostefano

Director of Programs
Eurochild (tbc)

Valeria Santostefano

Valeria is Director of Programmes at Eurochild, a network of organisations and individuals working with and for children in Europe

She is responsible for overseeing activities linked to the funded partnerships on early childhood development and children in alternative care.

Valeria has a long-lasting professional experience in support of human rights, equality and on LGBTI issues in the European region.

David Austin

Chief Executive of the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC)

David Austin

David is Chief Executive of the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), who were to be responsible for the enforcement of the 2017 Digital Economy Act, a delayed piece of UK legislation that would have forced adult websites to implement age verification.

David is responsible for external relations, along with making executive decisions on behalf of the Board of Classification, ensuring the execution of policy, and management of the BBFC.

Simon Little

CEO of ISFE – Interactive Software Federation of Europe

Simon Little

Simon Little is CEO of ISFE, the Interactive Software Federation of Europe.

Since 1998, ISFE has ensured that the voice of a responsible games ecosystem is heard and understood.

ISFE works to spread the word on its members' positions on significant political and legal initiatives of European and international institutions

Lise Fuhr

Director, ETNO – European Telecoms Network Operators Association

Lise Fuhr

Lise has served as Director General of ETNO, the European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association, since 2016.

She leads and oversees all of ETNOs activities and is the main external representative of the Association.

She is also a Board and Administrative Committee member of the European Cybersecurity Organisation, ESCO.

Martin Schmalzreid

(observer)
Policy and Advocacy Manager, COFACE

Martin Schmalzreid

Martin is a Policy and Advocacy Manager at COFACE.

Martin represents COFACE as a policy expert in EU level projects, and drafts and dissemminates policy papers on behalf of the organisation.

His responisibilities include covering consumer affairs, education, and new information technologies.

Thomas Bihlmayer

(Observer)
Treasurer EuroISPA

Thomas Bihlmayer

Thomas is treasurer of EuroISPA – the Internet Service Providers’ Association, alongside his role as a Policy Advisor at eco, the Association of the Internet Industry.

EuroISPA represents the interests of more than 2,300 European Internet service providers, with members including Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft.

Thomas is a lawyer and has worked at eco's EU office in Brussel's since 2016.

Jennifer Dolan

(observer)
Policy Lead on Children’s Policy at Irish Data Protection Authority

Jennifer Dolan

Jennifer is Policy Lead on Children’s Policy at the Irish Data Protection Authority.

Ross Creelman

(observer)
Public Policy Manager ETNO

Ross Creelman

Ross is Public Policy Manager at ETNO. His work focuses on the online platform economy, e-commerce and end-user protection.
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