Professor at Paraíba State University
Claudio Lucena is a Professor and former Dean of the Law Faculty at Paraíba State University (UEPB) in Brazil. He is currently based in Lisbon, Portugal, @ the Research Center for the Future of Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, as Researcher for the Portuguese Government Agency, where he investigates law-enforcement automation measures. Claudio holds an LLM in International and European Law from Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences from Campina Grande Federal University, Brazil. Former Latin American Internet Governance Forum (LACIGF) and South School on Internet Governance (SSIG) Fellow, accredited observer to the Internet Governance Forum in Geneva, and member of the Octopus Cybercrime Community of Experts of the Council of Europe, of the Portuguese and Brazilian Chapters of the Internet Society and of the International Law Association, where he serves as a member of the Protection of Privacy in Private International and Procedural Law Committee. Claudio has been researching and working with technology-related legal issues for over 10 years, during which he has served as a consultant and an advisor for governments and State agencies, security and police institutions, courts of justice, the Brazilian National Council of Justice and Parliament, as well as companies in the private sector, the United Nations Development Programe, the Ecowas International Court, and the European Consumer Centre.