Bio

Merel Koning is the senior policy officer on human rights and technology at Amnesty International. Prior to this position, she was an academic researcher and consultant in the field of data protection, human rights law and technology. She is a trained speaker for media, businesses and (non)governmental organisations. Merel has in-depth knowledge of highly complex technological and legal concepts. She holds a PhD degree in Science from the Radboud University Nijmegen and a LLM degree in law from the Universiteit van Amsterdam.



Merel Koning is the senior policy officer on human rights and technology at Amnesty International. Prior to this position, she was an academic researcher and consultant in the field of data protection, human rights law and technology. She is a trained speaker for media, businesses and (non)governmental organisations. Merel has in-depth knowledge of highly complex technological and legal concepts. She holds a PhD degree in Science from the Radboud University Nijmegen and a LLM degree in law from the Universiteit van Amsterdam.