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Madeleine de Cock Buning (Prof)

Madeleine de Cock Buning (Prof)

Professor Dr Madeleine de Cock Buning, Vice President Public Policy EMEA, Netflix

Madeleine de Cock Buning is the Vice President for Public Policy EMEA at Netflix.  As Vice-President for Public Policy Europe, Middle-East and Africa, Prof de Cock Buning is working with her team to ensure Netflix continues to play an active role in supporting EU institutions and national governments across the region in their efforts to promote and champion the creative industries as a catalyst for innovation and creativity.

Prof de Cock Buning is also a professor of Copyright and Media Law at the University of Utrecht Faculty of Law (UU) and chaired professor of Digital Politics, Economy and Societies at the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. Previously, Prof de Cock Buning was Chair of the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on fake news and disinformation (2018), chair of the European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) (2016 & 2017) and was President of the Board of Commissioners at the Dutch Media Authority (2009-2019). She was Honorary Judge of the Court of Appeal in The Hague (2010-2020) and was a panelist of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) (2001-2018).

In May 2019 Prof de Cock Buning received a Royal Distinction; she was appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau by the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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