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Jennifer BAKER

European journalist, EU Policy and Tech Reporter

Jennifer has been a journalist in print, radio and television for nearly 20 years, the last 8+ specialising in EU policy and legislation particularly in the technology sector — from data protection and privacy to copyright law; antitrust cases to international trade agreements.

She has worked across a wide range of media, from editing a national daily paper in Malta, to reporting on European affairs for Middle Eastern television and has a wealth of experience in navigating the political quagmire of the EU.

She is passionate about the importance of rigorous journalism to society believes ethical journalism should go hand in hand with conviction on human rights issues. She is on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Data Protection and Privacy, and was named by Onalytica as one of the world’s Top 100 Influencers on Data Security 2016. She was also listed by Politico as one of the Top 20 Women Shaping Brussels in 2017.

She has written for some of the biggest names in the business, ArsTechnica, Computerweekly, Macworld, PCworld and CIO (as part of the renowned IDG News Service team), and The Register. She regularly features as an EU policy expert on BBC radio.