Alessandro Mantelero

Rapporteur on Artificial Intelligence and Data Protection, Council of Europe; Associate Professor of Private Law, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy

Alessandro Mantelero is associate professor of private law at the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy. He is also a rapporteur of the Council of Europe on artificial intelligence and data protection. In 2016, Alessandro was appointed as an expert consultant by the Council of Europe to draft the guidelines on personal data in a world of big data. He has served as an expert on data regulation for several national and international organizations, including the United Nations-International Labor Organization, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the European Commission, the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, the Italian Ministry of Justice, and the Italian Communications Authority. Alessandro has held visiting appointments in several universities including Harvard, Oxford, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, and the Open University of Catalonia. He is a member and European data protection supervisor of the Internet Privacy Engineering Network, and also a member of the editorial boards of Computer Law and Security Review and the European Data Protection Law Review. Alessandro obtained his Ph.D. in civil law from the University of Turin.


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