Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin graduated in France from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, the Ecole Nationale d’Administration and the Multimedia Institute. She held various posts with the Conseil d’Etat” from 1986 including roles related to internet rights. Isabelle became a State Counselor (Conseiller d’Etat) in November 2001. Ms Falque-Pierrotin has been a member of the French Data Protection Authority (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés) since January 2004 and its Chair since 2011. In February 2014, she was elected as Chair of the EU Article 29 Working Party.