Jan Penfrat
Senior Policy Advisor

Jan is Senior Policy Advisor at European Digital Rights (EDRi), an association of civil society organisations from across Europe defending rights and freedoms in the digital age. He has been a freelance technology reporter at the German IT magazine Golem.de where he covered internet regulation, IT security and open source software. Jan started his career as a policy consultant for the lobbying firm EUTOP. He holds Master’s degrees from the College of Europe and Freiburg University, Germany, and co-founded the Belgian non-profit Privacy Training Center.