Larisa Munteanu is a Data Protection Lawyer and Deputy Data Protection Officer at JS Information Governance Ltd, the United Kingdom. Larisa has always been driven by her passion for research, and was one of the top students at Babeș-Bolyai University, Faculty of Law, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Soon after graduating the International and Comparative Business Law Master’s Degree, she became part of the JSIG team, collaborating with worldwide businesses.
At the same time, merging Cyber Law with International Law was the decision which led to Larisa’s award of the Youth Innovation Competition on Global Governance 2021. To win, she drafted and presented a Global Convention on AI and personal data protection. As a key speaker for an event organised by the Council of Europe (Octopus Conference 2021) and different webminars, along with being an author of research articles in the field (including in the European Data Protection Law Review), Larisa constantly proved her analytical and solution-oriented nature.