Préposé cantonal à la protection des données et à la transparence (Genève)

Territory: Switzerland
Continent: Europe
Competence: Privacy/Data Protection and ATI/RTI 
Year established: 2010

Number of staff: 3
Head of authority: Stéphane Werly
In 2004, Stéphane Werly successfully defended his thesis entitled “La protection du secret rédactionnel”. After obtaining a lectureship at the Universities of Fribourg and Neuchâtel, he is now a full professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Neuchâtel, where he teaches communication law. In 2011, the Federal Council appointed him as a judge on the Independent Complaints Authority for Radio and Television (ICA). Since 2014, he has held the position of Cantonal Data Protection and Transparency Commissioner. 
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Contact details: 
Address: Boulevard Helvétique 27, 1207 Genève
Telephone: +41 22 546 52 40