Cristina Vela

Cristina Vela

Head of EU Affairs, Telefónica

Cristina Vela is Head of EU Affairs at Telefónica dealing notably with Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity policies. Ms Vela joined Telefónica Group in 1996 and has been serving in various legal, regulatory and public affairs positions at Telefónica Headquarters in Madrid and at Telefónica Brussels Office. She has been involved in the liberalization process of the telecommunications sector in Europe since its inception.

Ms Vela holds a master’s degree in International and European Law from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.

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