As Managing Director, Europe, Roccia leads the IAPP’s growing Brussels office and engages with senior industry leaders, policymakers, regulators and civil society, keeping IAPP members informed and apprised of local developments. She serves as the public voice for the IAPP across Europe and provides strategic guidance on European engagement and market expansion.
Prior to joining the IAPP, Roccia served as Director of Policy, EMEA of BSA | The Software Alliance in Brussels, Belgium. In this role, she developed and advanced policy positions on a range of key issues to the global software industry, with a focus on data privacy, international data flows, cybersecurity, digital trade and digital transformation. She is a recognized contributor to policymaking on these issues on national, European and multilateral levels. Prior to that, Roccia was the Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Mission to the EU in Brussels.