Massimo is the Head of the Data Protection Office at the ICRC, and Head of Delegation for Cyberspace in Luxembourg a.i.. He is also a member of the Data Protection Commission at CERN.
Massimo is a member of the Advisory Board and a Fellow of the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) at the University of Maastricht, co-director of the Humanitarian Action Programme at ECPC, and the co-editor of the DigitHarium, a global forum to discuss and debate digital transformation within the humanitarian sector, with a focus on humanitarian protection, policy, ethics and action. He is also a member of the Brussels Privacy Hub Advisory Board, and the co-editor of the Handbook on Data Protection in Humanitarian Action.
Prior to his current role, Massimo held several assignments with the ICRC in the field and at the headquarters. He also worked as lawyer at the UK Office of Fair Trading, Referendaire at the EU General Court in Luxembourg and as lawyer in private practice.
Posts by the contributor
Safeguarding humanitarian organizations from digital threats
9 mins read Analysis / Humanitarian Action / Law and Conflict / New Technologies Tilman Rodenhäuser, Balthasar Staehelin & Massimo Marelli
The SolarWinds hack: lessons for humanitarians
9 mins read Analysis / Humanitarian Action / Humanitarian Principles / New Technologies Massimo Marelli
Hacking humanitarians: operational dialogue and cyberspace
11 mins read Analysis / Human Costs of Cyber / Humanitarian Action / New Technologies Massimo Marelli & Martin Schüepp
Hacking humanitarians: mapping the cyber environment and threat landscape
12 mins read Analysis / Human Costs of Cyber / Humanitarian Action / New Technologies Massimo Marelli & Adrian Perrig
Hacking humanitarians: moving towards a humanitarian cybersecurity strategy
10 mins read Analysis / Human Costs of Cyber / Humanitarian Action / New Technologies / Technology in Humanitarian Action Massimo Marelli
Facilitating innovation, ensuring protection: the ICRC Biometrics Policy
13 mins read Humanitarian Action / Humanitarian Principles / New Technologies Ben Hayes & Massimo Marelli
The price of virtual proximity: How humanitarian organizations’ digital trails can put people at risk
6 mins read Accountability / Humanitarian Action / Technology in Humanitarian Action Tina Bouffet & Massimo Marelli