Birgitte Kofod Olsen
Birgitte Kofod Olsen is partner and owner in Carve Consulting, where she advises companies, authorities and organisations in CSR – including data responsibility and privacy. She has written the content in the tool PrivacyKompasset.dk at the Danish Business Authority. It was during this job, she met Pernille Tranberg who was a consultant in the Authority and the leader of the project. After this they got togehter and co-founded DataEthics.eu.
Birgitte was the first head of the Danish Rådet for Digital Sikkerhed (2012-2015) and was responsible for getting information security and privacy on the Danish agenda in the digitalization and surveillance discussion via speaks and expert interviews in the press. Her academic background is in human rights and she has written a range of articles and book about CSR, and her Ph.D. was about biometrics and protection. She is currently working on the 2nd edition of the Danish book: Overvågning eller Omsorg.