Jan Philipp Albrecht is a Member of the European Parliament from the German Greens. Albrecht studied law in Bremen, Brussels and Berlin and worked for the Walter-Hallstein Institut in Berlin. He graduated in ICT-law at the Universities of Hanover and Oslo in 2009 and was spokesman of the Green Youth in Germany from 2006 to 2008. Jan Philipp Albrecht is specialized in the field of civil rights, data protection and democracy. In the European Parliament, he works especially on home affairs, data protection and internet policy and is co-coordinating the internet policy activities of the Greens/EFA group. He is the European Parliament’s chief negotiator (“rapporteur”) for the revision of the EU data protection directive and for the transatlantic data protection framework agreement in the fields of justice and police cooperation.