Eidgenössischer Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragter (EDÖB)

Continent: Europe
Competence: Privacy/Data Protection and ATI/RTI
Jurisdiction: Federal
Year established: 1993

Number of staff:  36
Head of authority: Dr. iur., LL.M., Lawyer Adrian Lobsiger 
After his studies in Bern and Basel, Adrian Lobsiger obtained a master’s degree in European law from the University of Exeter (GB).
Adrian Lobsiger was elected by the Federal Council in November 2015 and confirmed by Parliament in March 2016. He has been in office since June 2016. At its meeting on 10 April 2019, the Federal Council confirmed the re-election of Adrian Lobsiger as Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) for a second term of office until the end of 2023.

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Contact details:
Address:Feldeggweg 1, CH 3003 Bern, Switzerland
Telephone:058 463 74 84
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