Irene Kamara

Irene Kamara, LLM MSc


  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 716

    5037 DE Tilburg


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Research interests

Irene is Assistant Professor Cybersecurity Governance at TILT and affiliate researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (LSTS). Irene followed a joint doctorate track supported by the Tilburg University and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her PhD topic examined the interplay between standardisation and the regulation of the right to protection of personal data.

Prior to joining academia, Irene had been working as an attorney at law before the Court of Appeal in Athens.

Irene's collaborations include the European Commission as external expert evaluator of EU funded proposals on societal security, CEN and CENELEC, ENISA, the Dutch National Cyber Security Agency.

Irene is selected as a member of the ENISA Experts List for assisting in the implementation of the Annual ENISA Work Programme. In 2015, Irene received a best paper award and a young author recognition certificate from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the United Nations Agency for standardisation. 


  • Master Thesis supervision, TILT
  • Guest lectures at JADS Master's program Data Science and Entrepreneurship (IP & Privacy course)
  • Teaching Assistant: Privacy and Data Protection course (620040) at LL.M. Law & Technology 2016-2017

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Education/Academic qualification

Democritus University of Thrace


University of Piraeus

External positions

Technical Committee Cybersecurity & Privacy (Stichting Koninklijk Nederlands Normalisatie Instituut (NEN))

1 May 2020 → …

Research visit (staff exchange supported by funding received from Erasmus+) (ENISA)

2 May 20181 Jul 2018

Unknown (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA))

1 Mar 201731 Oct 2017

Affiliated researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel – LSTS


  • Ict
  • Liability Law
  • Self Regulation
  • Data Protection
  • Standardisation
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Privacy
  • Techno-Regulation
  • Cyber Security


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