Ari Ness

Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Commerce, USA

Aryeh Ness is a Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Commerce. He started this role in 2020 as a Policy Advisor for the Global Data Policy Team under the International Trade Administration. On the Global Data Policy Team, Aryeh leads on data privacy and digital economy issues in the Middle East and Africa, global health data, and helps administer the Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System. Prior to this work, Aryeh served as an International Trade Specialist and Administrator for the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield Team at the U.S. Department of Commerce where he received his CIPP/E certification for comprehensive GDPR knowledge.