Vasileios Rovilos

EU Policy Counsel

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Vasileios Rovilos is an EU Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum, based in Brussels. His work focuses on digital transformation, emerging/disruptive technology advancements and AI, transatlantic relations, data protection/privacy and their intersection with law and policy-making. Prior to commencing at FPF, Vasileios worked at Microsoft as an AI & Competition Policy Coordinator (Responsible Tech & Rule of Law). At Microsoft, he worked on emerging legal and public policy issues on AI-related regulation – with an emphasis on the AI Act, AI liability frameworks, Trade & Standardization, Regulatory Sandboxes and Transatlantic Relations. Moreover, he coordinated efforts on matters relating to Competition Policy, followed closely progress on the Metaverse(s) and data protection/privacy, as well as covered developments on political advertising. He previously worked at the European Commission; namely, at Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) on issues pertaining to platform economy and at Directorate-General for Justice & Consumers (DG JUST) on fundamental rights policy, with a focus on data protection, privacy and the freedom of expression, inter alia.

Additionally, Vasileios is conducting research on matters of Artificial Intelligence and he is a member of the advanced research group on Law and AI at Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP).
Vasileios pursued his legal studies at the University of Maastricht (LL.B. in European & International Law – 2016, the Netherlands), holds an LL.M. in European Law from Leiden University (2018, the Netherlands) and subsequently acquired a second postgraduate degree (MA) from the College of Europe in European Politics & Governance Studies (2019, Belgium).

Posts by Vasileios

FPF and OneTrust Release Collaboration on Conformity Assessments under the proposed EU AI Act: A Step-by-Step Guide & Infographic 
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EU’s Digital Services Act Just Became Applicable: Outlining Ten Key Areas of Interplay with the GDPR
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