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Thomas Zerdick

Product Safety and Rapid Alert System, Directorate General forJustice and Consumers, European Commission
Acting Head of Unit

Thomas Zerdick LL.M. is Acting Head of Unit of the unit E.4 " Product safety and Rapid Alert System " at the European Commission’s Directorate-General (DG) for Justice and Consumers.

Prior to his work on product safety, Mr Zerdick was a key member of the team that prepared and negotiated the European data protection reform, consisting of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Directive for Police and Criminal Justice authorities. Before, he held positions at the DG for Internal Market and the DG for Enlargement, including as an EU legal expert to the United Nations Good Offices Mission in Cyprus.

Mr Zerdick studied Law at the University of Passau (Gemany) and at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium). He is an attorney specialised in European Union law, IT law and personal data protection law and held the position of Director of the German Bar Association’s Brussels office. He has published books and articles on European Union law.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, November 15

3:45pm CET