Katharina Koerner is an experienced senior manager with a strong interest in new technologies, privacy, and information security. Prior to joining the Tech Diplomacy Network as a responsible AI and privacy expert in 2023, she was part of the IAPP research team, where she specialized in the intersection of privacy and technology. In particular, she focused on areas such as privacy engineering, privacy by design, privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs), and privacy frameworks. Previously, Katharina served as the CEO of a culture and language institute with multiple campuses in Europe. Katharina holds a PhD in EU Law from the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and a JD from the University of Graz, Austria.