Adam Panagiotopoulos is a Data Protection Advisor and Research Analyst at Trilateral Research.
As part of the Data Protection and Cyber-Risk team, Adam acts as the Deputy DPO and DPO for clients. He also provides data protection advisory and compliance services on a wide range of information governance areas to national and European organisations, including EU institutions and bodies.
As a Research Analyst, Adam conducts legal and policy research and data analysis into the regulatory and ethical aspects of emerging technologies.
Adam’s practice and research areas of expertise include information governance law and cross-sectional regulatory areas of emerging technologies, including health-related products, genomics, digital ethics and Artificial Intelligence.
Adam is a lawyer registered with the Athens Bar Association and a CIPP/E certified professional. He is also a Research Fellow at the Department of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
He has collaborated on EC-funded projects on privacy, data protection and emerging technologies. He has authored a book on biobanks and personal data, papers and reports on AI, health data and new technologies. He has also undertaken the translation and legal editing of the UNESCO “Casebook on Bioethics for judges” for the Greek Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics. As part of his academic activities, he has taught as an online tutor the LLM EU Data Protection Law course at Edinburgh Law School.
Prior to joining Trilateral, he worked as a Research Assistant in two projects at Edinburgh Law School and assessed the implications of the GDPR for health-related research in the UK. He has worked at the Legal Council of the Hellenic State at the disposal of the Ministry of Finance and at the Legal and Compliance department of Samsung Electronics Hellas, seconded by Bernitsas Law Firm.
Adam holds an LLB and a Master in Civil Law awarded with distinction from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has also participated in a public-law-focused exchange programme at the University of Bordeaux and earned an LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law from the University of Edinburgh.
Adam is fluent in English, French and Greek.
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