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Filippo Marchetti

Senior Researcher & Data Protection Services Manager

Role at Trilateral

Filippo leads the delivery of regulatory advisory services to over a dozen organisations in the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United States, and provides advice to international organisations and agencies (esp. UN and EU agencies) on good strategies and obligations when transitioning to new technologies.

He also carries out legal and policy research in the fields of privacy and ethics of emerging technologies, with particular focus on the use of data to protect vulnerable individuals such as child-exploitation victims and to enhance human security.


Filippo is a non-tenured Adjunct Professor of Law at Bocconi University (Milan).

He authored and co-authored several articles, book chapters, technical reports, and national reports on data protection & privacy law, private international law, and technology law and policy, including peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on the Italian Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale and in Hart Publishing and Wolters Kluwer volumes.

Filippo presented his research findings at several international conferences, including a paper on the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation on the Lugano Regime at the 2017 Biennial Conference of the Journal of Private International Law, and a presentation on the data-protection aspect of commercial-drones operations at the 2019 RPAS CivOps Conference.

Before joining Trilateral Research, he worked as a Research Fellow in International and European Union Law at the University of Milan. There, in addition to his research tasks, he carried out research and coordination activities for the purposes of the EUFAMS and EUPILLAR projects, and participated in the activities of the International Law Association’s Committee on the Protection of Privacy in Private International Law.

Filippo holds a doctoral degree in International Law and Economics from Bocconi University and a master’s degree in International Economic Relations from the University of Milan.


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