Ioannis Kouvakas

Job Title
Legal Officer

Ioannis oversees PI's legal coordination and leads our work against system exploitation, government hacking and corporate social media intelligence. He is also responsible for some of our litigation and interventions before UK courts and the European Court of Human Rights, as well as the European Commission and data protection and competition authorities.

Ioannis holds a law degree from the University of Athens (Greece) and an LL.M. in Human Rights Law (University College London). He is an external doctoral fellow at the Research Group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), where his research focuses on judicial interpretations of the standards of reasonableness and proportionality in the context of privacy and new technologies.

Before joining PI, Ioannis worked as a lawyer for noyb (the European Center for Digital Rights) and the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).