SEMIC 2019 | Eileen Fuchs

Eileen Fuchs

Eileen Fuchs is the Head of Division for Digital Policy, EU and International Affairs at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Community.

Eileen is a trained lawyer, she holds an LL.M in EU law from the Europa-Institut of Saarland University. After working in academics, she began her career with the Federal Ministry of Interior in 2008, dealing with administrative reform and e-government projects. From 2012 to 2014, she was seconded to the Federal Chancellery, where she was in charge of better regulation policy on EU and International level.

After returning to the Ministry of Interior, she worked in strategy and policy planning, digital and cyber policy‎ matters and was personal adviser to State Secretary Dr. Markus Kerber. Her current focus areas include data ethics, digital autonomy, algorithm regulation and open data.

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