Tine A. Larsen was appointed one of three commissioners of Luxembourg’s Data Protection Authority as of 1st November 2014 and assumes the presidency of the collegiate body.
She holds a Master in Law with a specialisation in commercial law from the University Robert Schumann in Strasbourg, France, and an MA in International Peace and Security from King’s College London. In 2007, Tine A. Larsen received a certificate in prevention and management of risks and crisis from the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration and in 2014, a certificate in public management from the National Institute for Public Administration.
After having completed a specialisation course in Luxembourgish law, Tine A. Larsen took the bar exam in Luxembourg and practised as a barrister and solicitor before joining the Luxembourg Government Administration in 2003. After two years as an administrator with the Luxembourg Army Headquarters, she changed to the National Rescue Services Agency. As of 2008, she was head of its administrative, technical and medical division.
Since 2014, Ms Larsen is also a member of the “Article 17 Authority”, responsible for supervising and overseeing certain data processing operations necessary for the prevention, tracking down and recording of criminal offences or relating to State security, defence and public safety, as well as an advisory member of the Luxembourg Human Rights Consultative Commission.
She represents Luxembourg at the Article 29 Working Party.
Ms Larsen speaks Luxemburgish, French, German, English and Danish.