Dr Asma Vranaki specialises in all aspects of Information Law and Regulation. She is particularly interested in data privacy, IP, defamation, freedom of expression and contract. Her empirical and multi-disciplinary work engages with innovative digital technologies including social media, cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things. She has published several journal articles and book chapters on these topics with leading peer-reviewed journal and academic publishers. Her forthcoming peer-reviewed monograph with Edward Elgar Publishing provides detailed and critical empirical insights into social media regulation. Asma is currently the University of Bristol Law School’s Information Rights Officer. She is a member of the Law School’s Research Ethics Committee and the University of Bristol Information Governance and Security Advisory Board. Asma was the Chair of the University of Bristol Law School’s Research Ethics Committee in 2018/19.
Asma regularly speaks at key academic conferences in her field. She also regularly delivers CPD sessions on data protection laws, cyber-security laws and other aspects of Information Laws to City law firms. Prior to joining the University of Bristol, Asma was a Fellow at the Centre for Information Policy Leadership of Hunton & Williams (now Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP) (‘CIPL’), a leading international data protection and privacy think tank. She worked on CIPL’s multi-stakeholder project on the consistent implementation and interpretation of the General Data Protection Regulation.