Dr. John Borking

Dr. John Borking

Of Counsel
Expert areas: Business & Society (Civil Society), Context (Law)


Dr. J (John) J. F.M Borking, (*1945), Director/owner of Borking Consultancy in Wassenaar, Netherlands, Of Counsel and external advisor on Privacy-by-Design for the Law & Tax firm CMS, is the former Privacy Commissioner and Board Member of the Dutch Data Protection Authority (CBP) and Board member of the Netherlands Lottery and Gaming Control Board in The Hague. He was e-Law researcher at the University of Leyden and a lecturer on Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs) at TopTech (Delft University). He was (international) company lawyer and company secretary for Rank Xerox in Amsterdam/Venray, Lille, and London He is a certified privacy law expert for EuroPriSe in Bonn (Germany) and expert member of the advisory board.  He is chairman of the Dutch Complaints and Disputes Committee e-Recognition (e-Authentication) in The Hague and chairman of the Committee of Experts Committee of Experts for the supervision of the ETD (Electronic Access Services) system Dr. Borking holds a PhD from Leiden University.



  • J.J.Borking, Privacyrecht Is Code, Over Het Gebruik Van Privacy Enhancing Technologies  Deventer, 2010
  • John Borking Privacy-By-Design, Haute Couture Of Confectie? In Computerrecht  4/2013
  • John Borking Kritische Kanttekeningen Bij CBP Richtsnoeren Beveiliging Van Persoonsgegevens, Exit A&V 23 in Privacy & Compliance 02/2013
  • H.Abie & J.J.Borking, Risk Analysis Methods and Practices Privacy Risk Analysis Methodology, Oslo, 2012
  • Borking J. J. & N. Foukia, Privacy Rules For Software Agents, A Horrendous Challenge For Developers, Toronto 2008