Verónica Arroyo

Verónica Arroyo

Canada, Toronto
Research Assistant at The Citizen Lab
Profession: Adviser / Consultant, Lawyer
Industry: Data Privacy, Public Policy, Digital, Biometrics, Artificial Intelligence, New Technologies


Verónica Arroyo is a Dual degree MPP/MGA candidate at Sciences Po and the University of Toronto. Her main focus of work and study is privacy and new technologies. She is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and is CIPP/E certified. Previously, Verónica worked at Access Now leading the work on digital identity, and in Peruvian law firms. She was also a teaching assistant in Human Rights, Antitrust, and Media Law and was awarded several internet governance fellowships.


English, Spanish, Portuguese, French


Emerging TechnologyArtificial IntelligencePrivacyData Protection


The Citizen Lab

Research Assistant at The Citizen Lab

September 2023 - Present • Toronto, Canada

I assist on research about surveillance and threats to privacy.

Research Intern at The Citizen Lab

2 mth • June 2023 - August 2023 • Toronto, Canada

I assist with qualitative research on threats to privacy.

Access Now

Latin America Policy Analyst and Digital ID Policy Lead at Access Now

1 years • September 2021 - September 2022 • Lima, Peru

As a Digital ID police lead, I coordinate the regional teams work and internal policy positions.

Latin America Policy Associate at Access Now

3 years • September 2018 - September 2021 • Lima, Peru

As a Latin America Policy Associate I analyze, advice and coordinate legislation and policies with the aim protect and advance data privacy and equality in the digital age.


Universidad de San Andrés

Diploma on Internet Governance

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Law School and General Studies - Arts

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