Meritxell Borràs I Solé

Director, Catalan Data Protection Authority (APDCAT)

Speaker Bio

With a degree in Pharmacy and an MBA from the University of Barcelona, and a diploma in Political Leadership from IESE in Madrid, Meritxell Borràs has held positions of maximum responsibility in the Government of Catalonia, the Parliament of Catalonia and at the local level. She was head of the School of Public Administration of Catalonia in 2016, from where she led the training on the new General Data Protection Regulation for Catalan administrations. She also participated in the deployment of the Transparency Law to the Generalitat de Catalunya and in facilitating its implementation in the city councils.