Dr. Lilian Mitrou is Professor at the University of the Aegean (Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering) and Visiting Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business and at the University of Piraeus (Postgraduate Studies Programs). She teaches information law and data protection law.
She holds a PhD in Data Protection (University of Frankfurt-Germany). She was a member of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority (1999-2003) and a member of many committees working on law proposals in the fields of privacy and data protection, communications law, e-government etc.
During the Greek Presidency of the Council of EU (2014) she has served as Chair of DAPIX (Working Group on Information Exchange and Data Protection) and since June 2016 she is Chair of the Draft Committee on the adaptation of Greek law to the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679/EU) and the Data Protection Directive (2016/680/EU).
Since November 2016 she is member of the Greek National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV). Her professional experience includes senior consulting and researcher positions in a number of private and public institutions and projects on national and international level. Her research interests include: Privacy and Data Protection, eGovernment services, Internet Law, Digital Forensics, Responsible Research and Innovation. L. Mitrou has published books, chapters in books and many journal and conference papers (in English, German and Greek).