Fanny Hidvegi is Access Now’s European Policy Manager based in Brussels. She develops Access Now's European policy strategy and manages the EU office. Fanny got appointed to the European Commission's expert group on artificial intelligence and she is on the board of the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU). Previously, Fanny was International Privacy Fellow at the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, D.C. For three years Fanny led the Freedom of Information and Data Protection Program of the HCLU where she engaged in strategic litigation. She gained experience on how to operate as an advocate in a restrictive environment.