Andrej Tomšič, M.A., graduated in 2001 at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana with the thesis “Information Highways – Infrastructure of the Digital Economy, Strategies and Approaches”. He began his professional career at the Ministry of Information Society where he worked as a counsellor for information society metrics and national representative in the eAccessibility Expert Group, ENISA National Liaison Officer, eEUROPE 2005/ i2010 and Safer Internet plus Management Committee. He holds a masters degree in Information Management from the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana.
He is lead auditor for ISO/IEC 27001:2005. He joined the Commissioner in May 2006. Mr. Tomšič is a member of IWGDPT and Article 29 Working Party Technology Subgroup. His professional work combines legal, technological and socio-economic aspects of data protection and data security in the information society.