Daragh O Brien is Managing Director of Castlebridge (www.castlebridge.ie), a leading Information Governance, Privacy, and Strategy consultancy and training company based in Ireland. He is a faculty member of the Law Society of Ireland's Diploma Centre and a Fellow of the Irish Computer Society. Castlebridge is proud to be affiliated with the Adapt Centre in Trinity College Dublin. Daragh is also Global Data Privacy Officer for DAMA International (www.dama.org)
Mario Oetheimer (Fundamental Rights Agency EU Agency for Fundamental Rights) is Head of Sector – Information Society, Privacy and Data Protection. His areas of expertise with respect to the Agency’s FRA’s work include: data protection and freedom of expression; disability and human rights; the European Court of Human Rights. Mario manages the project on Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU. Before joining the Agency in 2009, he worked for the Council of Europe for thirteen years – first with the Council of Europe media division and then with the European Court of Human Rights research division.