Kelsey Finch

Policy Counsel

Future of Privacy Forum

Kelsey Finch, CIPP/US, is Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum, focusing on smart
cities and communities, de-identification, big data, research ethics, and other select projects.
Kelsey leads FPF’s Smart Privacy for Smart Cities project, under a grant from the National
Science Foundation. She also runs FPF’s Smart Cities and Communities Working Group, and
serves as an expert and thought leader helping individuals, local communities, and technology
providers leverage the benefits of a data-rich society while minimizing threats to individual
privacy and civil liberties. She has recently worked with the City of Seattle to develop an Open
Data Risk Assessment to support the City’s public release of civic data in privacy-preserving
ways. Her work has been published in the Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy, the
Fordham Urban Law Journal, and the Santa Clara Law Review.

Kelsey Finch

Policy Counsel

Future of Privacy Forum

Kelsey Finch, CIPP/US, is Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum, focusing on smart
cities and communities, de-identification, big data, research ethics, and other select projects.
Kelsey leads FPF’s Smart Privacy for Smart Cities project, under a grant from the National
Science Foundation. She also runs FPF’s Smart Cities and Communities Working Group, and
serves as an expert and thought leader helping individuals, local communities, and technology
providers leverage the benefits of a data-rich society while minimizing threats to individual
privacy and civil liberties. She has recently worked with the City of Seattle to develop an Open
Data Risk Assessment to support the City’s public release of civic data in privacy-preserving
ways. Her work has been published in the Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy, the
Fordham Urban Law Journal, and the Santa Clara Law Review.