Jan Philipp Albrecht
Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Jan Philipp Albrecht is spokesperson for Justice and Home Affairs of the Greens/EFA in the European Parliament. He is vice-chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and a substitute member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO). Since March 2012, Jan Philipp Albrecht was the rapporteur of the European Parliament for the General Data Protection Regulation, which entered into force on 25 May 2016 and will be applied from 25 May 2018 on. From 2003 until his election in the European Parliament in 2009, he studied Law in Bremen, Berlin and Brussels and was a student of Legal Informatics at the universities of Hannover and Oslo. Jan Philipp Albrecht has committed himself to the Greens in different fields and functions since 1999.