Katrin Nyman Metcalf

Katrin Nyman Metcalf is Adjunct Professor of Communications Law, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. In addition, she is active globally – for more than 20 years – as a consultant on legal issues related to information and communication technologies (ICT) and various digital matters including cyber security, e-governance, human rights in the digital environment like freedom of expression online and data protection, plus in addition all issues related to outer space law. She has worked in more than 50 countries including post-conflict and developing states.

She is Senior Legal Expert at the Estonian e-Governance Academy and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Estonian Human Rights Centre. Professor Nyman Metcalf is frequently invited as guest lecturer, speaker or moderator at high-level conferences in her various fields.  Her PhD (1999) on the law of outer space is from Uppsala University, Sweden. Professor Nyman Metcalf has published extensively on issues related to law and technology (including space law) and human rights (specifically in the digital environment), and on regional integration, especially focusing on integration in other regions than Europe.