Bio

Merel Koning is 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 can translate highbrow knowledge into accessible language for a broad audience. This and her skills to motivate and engage her audience make her a popular and frequent presenter/speaker at a wide variety of events. Merel has a keen interest in building interdisciplinary alliances that advance data protection and human rights. She has collaborated with lawyers, social justice movements, businesses and academia.



Merel Koning is 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 can translate highbrow knowledge into accessible language for a broad audience. This and her skills to motivate and engage her audience make her a popular and frequent presenter/speaker at a wide variety of events. Merel has a keen interest in building interdisciplinary alliances that advance data protection and human rights. She has collaborated with lawyers, social justice movements, businesses and academia.