Brandenburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Access to Information

Territory: Brandenburg (Federal State)
Continent: Europe
Scope: Provincial
Competence: Privacy/Data Protection and ATI/RTI
Year established: 1992 (Access to information 1998)

Number of staff: 40 FTE (Access to information 1,5)

Head of authority: Dagmar Hartge

Born 28 December 1962, married, two children.

Brandenburg State Commissioner for Data Protection and Access to Information since 2005.

2005: Head of legal department and und appointment as deputy Berlin Data Protection Commissioner.

2004: Temporary head of legal department.

1994 ‐ 2004: Legal advisor to the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

1992 – 1994: Senate Department of the Interior Berlin. Studied law and economics at the Georg‐August‐University in Göttingen, first state law examination in 1988, second state law examination in 1992.

On June 7th, 2012, she was appointed vice-president of the Commission d’accès à l’information by the National Assembly of Québec. She was appointed president of the Commission on December 5th, 2019, after acting as interim president for almost a year.