Tilmann Kupfer is based in Brussels and covers trade policy and international affairs, which brings him regularly also to Geneva. He works closely with BT’s public affairs and regulatory teams in Brussels, London, Washington and globally. Since July 2013 he chairs the policy committee of the European Services Forum (ESF), which is a Brussels-based trade association looking after trade in services. Further, he is Vice-Chair of the Competition & Trade Task Force of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, looks after BT’s relations with the European Parliament and is a member of the Board of Management of the European Internet Forum (EIF). Tilmann joined the BT in 1997 to work on European affairs and regulation. During his career, he followed the discussions on a number of European legislative initiatives, including ecommerce, copyright, data protection, audio-visual media services, telecommunications and services. Before joining BT, Tilmann was a public affairs consultant at Hill and Knowlton. In the early 1990s he worked as an assistant for two Members of the European Parliament and was a trainee at the European Commission and the Council of Europe. After his master degree in history and political science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, he started his first professional steps as a freelance journalist for the Bavarian Television.
Speaking at:The EU, Third Countries and Brexit - Managing Secure Data Flows Across Borders
Monday, 11 February 2019 08:30