President, Belgian Data Protection Authority
Before becoming the first chairman of the GBA, David Stevens was Data Protection Officer at Telenet and Nielsen.
David has more than 20 years of expertise in law and IT.
He started his career as a researcher of the "Center for Intellectual Property and ICT Law (CiTiP)" at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
He defended his thesis in 2009 on the subject of the independence of the regulatory authorities in the telecommunications and media sector.