Data Protection Researcher
Maria Christofidou is an Data Protection Researcher based at the European Institute for Innovation Through Health Data (i-HD). She graduated from the University of Kent with a LLB in Law (2012-2015) and followed on to study at the University of Edinburgh where she graduated with a LLM in European Law (2015-2016). She successfully passed the LPC at the University of Law (2016-2017), subsequent to which she worked in an international law firm in London on Intellectual Property law. In 2019 she was a stagiaire at the Legal Service of the European Commission dealing with Competition Law and then joined a consultancy where she worked on EU public affairs relating to healthcare and life sciences. In 2020 she successfully applied for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie HELICAL Grant and is currently undertaking her PhD at the University of Ghent on GDPR and health data.