Ann Kristin Glenster

PhD candidate at Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge

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PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
Consultant, Glenrox Consultancy

Ann Kristin Glenster is a Consultant at Glenrox Consultancy, and a former Consultant at the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton & Williams LLP. She teaches cybersecurity at Brown University and Information Law and Technology at the London School of Economics.

She is currently completing her PhD at the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge. Her thesis dissertation is tentatively entitled “The Commodification of Personal Information”, and she has a particularly strong academic interest in the impact the GDPR will have on commercial practices. Her other research interest include information law, privacy, personal data protection, emerging technology (big data, Internet of things, cloud computing), machine learning & artificial intelligence, cybersecurity (encryption) and intellectual property.

Ann Kristin has previously undertaken doctoral research at the Harvard Law School, and she was a teaching fellow for professor Michael J. Sandel. She holds a LLM in constitutional law and intellectual property, and a qualifying LLM, both from Birkbeck College, University of London.
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In addition to her academic credentials, Ann Kristin has extensive experience as a project manager, and she has managed several multi-stakeholder projects for, among others, the national business development agency Innovation Norway. She has more than fifteen years’ international experience from film finance, and is a voting member of the British Film and Television Academy (BAFTA). She is also a Fellow at the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Manufacturing, Commerce and Arts (RSA). Ann Kristin has lived and worked in Scandinavia, France, UK, Spain and the US.

Ann Kristin has published in the Cambridge Law Review and the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT Digest). She is a frequent guest lecturer and she has lectured at Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, University of Hertfordshire, and Broadcast Expo’, London.

  • 6 June 2017, 5:30pm

    Dr S T Lee Public Policy Lecture: Geoff Mulgan, Nesta

    This lecture will present examples of how the world could be more collectively intelligent about collective intelligence, and how we might avoid a widening gap between the technical achievements of artificial machine intelligence, and the actual intelligence of the systems on which our lives depend.