Christine Runnegar leads the Internet Society’s policy agenda on trust, which advocates for policies that support an open, globally-connected, secure and trustworthy Internet. With a background in regulatory litigation and an international outlook, Christine complements her privacy and security expertise with a deep appreciation of technology.
Christine rolls up her sleeves to work with governments and other stakeholders to write guiding policies on cybersecurity and privacy, and is not afraid of hackathons. Christine co-chairs the W3C Privacy Interest Group (PING), has served as a member of the ENISA Permanent Stakeholders Group and is the architect of the Internet Society’s policy framework for an open and trusted Internet. One of her current areas of focus is encryption. As an avid user of encrypted services, untangling the debate around law enforcement access in a way that reinforces Internet security, is both a professional and a personal goal.