Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin graduated in France from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and the Multimedia Institute. She held various posts within the “Conseil d’Etat” from 1986 and became a State Counselor (“Conseiller d’Etat”) in November 2001. She created and managed from 2001 to 2010 the French Internet co-regulation body. She was elected as Chair of the French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL – Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés”) in 2011. From February 2014 to February 2018, Isabelle has also been chairing the EU Article 29 Working Party (WP29), gathering the European Union’s national data protection authorities. In September 2017, she has been elected as Chair of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) executive committee.