Frederick Richter, LL.M.

Frederick Richter
Founding Director
German Foundation for Data Protection

After studying law at the University of Hamburg, Richter completed a master's degree in information law at the Universities of Vienna and Hanover. After completing his legal clerkship in Berlin, he was admitted to the bar in 2005 and worked as a research assistant to a member of the Bundestag. From 2008 to 2010, he was a consultant and data protection officer of the Federation of German Industries (BDI). From 2010 to 2013 he was a consultant to the German Bundestag on copyright and internet policy. In 2013, he was appointed to the board of the newly founded Data Protection Foundation by the German federal government.

Frederick Richter is a member of the IAPP and is a member of the advisory boards of the projects AUDITOR for data protection certification and ABiDa - Assessing Big Data at the University of Münster. He is a member of the Data Protection and Ethics Panel of the AXA Group and a regular author of the journal Privacy in Germany (PinG).




28 Sep 2020

17:30 — 18:00

Main Stage

Panel Discussion


Panel Discussion – How to enable Data Protection as a driver for the Data Economy

  • Eva Gardyan-Eisenlohr, Senior Legal Executive, former Group Data Privacy Officer, Bayer AG
  • Anna Morgan, Head of Legal and a Deputy Commissioner, Irish Data Protection Commission
  • Wojciech Wiewiórowski, European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) 
  • Frederick Richter, Founding Director, German Foundation for Data Protection