Helga Þórisdóttir

Helga Þórisdóttir was appointed as Data Protection Commissioner for Iceland in 2015. Previously Acting/Deputy Director and Head of Legal Affairs at the Icelandic Medicines Agency. Helga has also held positions at the Ministry of Education, the EFTA Secretariat in Brussels, and the Icelandic Parliament, Alþingi, where she provided legal guidance to six of the 12 Standing Committees of the parliament. She began her career as deputy for the State´s prosecution Office in Iceland presenting criminal cases before district courts. She holds a Canditatus Juris degree from the University of Iceland, has concluded an AMP program from the IESE Business School in Barcelona and holds a diploma in French.

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