Head of the 'Data Policy and Innovation'
European Commission

Yvo Volman (1965) is head of the 'Data Policy and Innovation' unit in the Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission.

Yvo studied at the Universities of Amsterdam and Strasbourg and holds a PhD in European law awarded by the European University Institute in Florence. He worked for the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs in the areas of industrial and technology policy, before joining the European Commission in 1998. In the Commission, he dealt with legislative and strategic issues as well as funding programmes related to the information market, digitisation and data.

11.00h - The EC strategy to enable data sharing spaces