Dr Boštjan Makarovič

Bostjan Makarovic

Dr Boštjan Makarovič is an expert in ICT law, regulation and policy, and the Founder and Managing Partner of Aphaia.

As a former member of the EU Communications Committee (CoCom) and adviser to the EU Council presidency on the 2009 telecommunications legislative package review, he helped governments and regulators in Europe and the Middle East draft rules on net neutrality, e-identity, privacy and telecoms market regulations. He is also the co-author of Walden: Telecommunications Law and Regulation, published by Oxford University Press.

Bostjan holds a PhD in all -IP networks regulation from Queen Mary University of London and teaches European and International Telecommunications Law at the same institution.

As a sought after IAPP-certified international data protection professional, he regularly advises tech businesses on regulatory challenges. His work has taken him all over the world.

Twitter: @bmakarovic