Jorge Cancio

Swiss Federal Office of Communications

Mr. Jorge Cancio is Deputy Director of International Relations at the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM), Switzerland.
As such he has strategic, managerial and coordination duties and represents Switzerland in a number of international fora, and processes related to Internet Governance, digital cooperation, data governance and artificial intelligence. In this regard, Mr. Cancio notably participates in UN, WSIS and GDC processes, UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), UN IGF, Council of Europe, European Union High Level Group on Internet Governance, the UN Roadmap for Digital Cooperation and follow-up work, the Geneva Internet Platform, the Swiss IGF or the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Prior joining OFCOM in 2015, Mr. Cancio held different senior policy advisor positions within the Spanish Administration, in the fields of Copyright, Internet Law and Policy, including Internet intermediary liability, Open Data, Internet Governance, and Telecommunications. He holds a law degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid as well as an LL.M. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, New York. Mr. Cancio is fluent in Spanish, English and German, and has a working knowledge of French.