M. Àngels Barbarà

Director, The Catalan Data Protection Authority

M. Àngels  Barbarà

Speaker Bio


Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona. Master's degree from ESADE in Management in Public Administrations. Diploma from ESADE on the Management Role in Public and Private Organizations.

With a long professional career in the Administration of the Generalitat, as General Secretary of the Department of Governance and Institutional Relations of the Generalitat de Catalunya, he promoted Law 5/2002, of 19 April, on the creation of the Catalan Agency of Data Protection (today the Catalan Data Protection Authority), of which she is currently the Director. She has also been president of the Executive Committee of the Open Administration Consortium of Catalonia (AOC), president of the Catalan Certification Agency, and president of the Commission for the Promotion of Electronic Media in the Administration. In addition, she has been vice-president of the Board of Directors of the Center for Telecommunications and Information Technologies (CTTI) and member of the CESICAT Foundation.