Francisco Javier Acuña Llamas
Commissioner of the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection, INAI Mexico, and Chair of the Global Privacy Assembly
Mr. Francisco Javier Acuña Llamas has a Bachelor´s Degree in Law from the Regiomontana University and a Doctorate in Political Science and Sociology from the Complutense University in Madrid. He was a Professor at the Specialty on Information Law for the Specialty at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has authored several books and publications on matters related to Human Rights and Discrimination; Electoral Transparency; Right to Information; Transparency and corruption; Personal Data and Access to Information to mention a few. He is currently a columnist for the Mexican newspapers “El Excélsior” and “el Financiero”. He was the Coordinator for Information, Documentation and Transparency at the Electoral Tribunal at the Judicial Power of the Federation from 2011 to 2014. 2014. On May 14th, 2014 he became a Commissioner of the then Federal Institute of for Access to Information and Data Protection (IFAI). On May 12, 2017, the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection´s (INAI) Plenary elected Francisco Javier Acuña Llamas as Commissioner President for the 2017-2020 period.