Der Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit
Federal Commissioner for Data Protection an Freedom of Information
Competence: Privacy/Data Protection and ATI/RTI
Year established: 1978
Chair: Ulrich Kelber
In January of 2019 Ulrich Kelber was elected Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information for Germany. He was the Parliamentary State Secretary in the Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection for five years from 2013 to 2018 and Member of the German Bundestag from 2000 to 2019. He is a professional computer scientist.