Marietje Schaake

Former European Parliament Member

Marietje Schaake has been named Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center’s international policy director, as well as international policy fellow at the university’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (starting November 1). Between 2009 and 2019 she served as a Member of European Parliament where she focussed on trade, foreign affairs and technology policies. She is affiliated with a number of non-profits including the European Council on Foreign Relations and the Observer Research Foundation in India, and writes a bi-weekly column for the Dutch NRC Newspaper.

In 2017 she was Chief of the European Union Election Observation Mission in Kenya. Since 2014, Schaake is a ‘Young Global Leader’ with the World Economic Forum and she was is a member of the WEF Global Future Council on Agile Governance. Schaake is a Member of the Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity, the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace and chaired the CEPS Taskforce on Software Vulnerability Disclosure in Europe. Schaake was featured by Politico as one of the 28 most influential Europeans in the ‘class of 2017’.

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