Joëlle Jouret has worked in the field of data protection for almost eight years. She is currently a legal adviser at the Belgian Data Protection Authority. She is mainly in charge of the practical implementation of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation and all the questions relating to that Regulation, including in several working groups within the Article 29 working party (which is composed of all European supervisory authorities in data protection).
Joëlle is in charge of the internal training on the GDPR. She was the worldwide Data Protection Officer at Swift when she got the opportunity to support the Luxembourg Presidency for negotiating in trilogue the final version of the GDPR.
Joëlle started her career as a legal adviser within the Privacy Section, Department of the Human Rights at the Belgian Ministry of Justice.