Ann Kristin Glenster is an acknowledged global legal authority specializing in data privacy. She earned a Master of Laws (LLM) degree, specializing in constitutional law and intellectual property, from Birkbeck College, University of London. She was a doctoral exchange student at Harvard Law School, and is now completing her PhD in Law at the University of Cambridge, focusing on the commodification of personal data. She is deeply involved with the GDPR’s implications, and acts as a private consultant on issues related to GDPR and data protection.
Ms. Glenster has taught courses in data protection at the University of Cambridge, and in cybersecurity for the Masters of Cybersecurity program at Brown University. She has authored several research reports for the London-based think-tank Centre for Information Leadership Policy (CIPL) on the GDPR. She has also written articles for the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology Digest (JOLT) on privacy law and technology in the United States.
In addition to her legal degrees, Ms. Glenster also holds a bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees in Stage Management, Dramaturgy, and Audioovisual Management from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Columbia University, and The Media Business School in Spain, respectively.