DG JUST, European Commission
Paul F. Nemitz is Principal Advisor in the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers of the European Commission.
Before, he was the Director responsible for Fundamental rights and Union citizenship, the lead Director for the reform of the EU data protection legislation, the “Snowden” follow up, the negotiations of the EU – US Privacy Shield and the EU Code of Conduct against Hatespeech on the internet.
Before joining DG Justice, he held posts in the Legal Service of the Commission, the Cabinet of Commissioner Nielson, and in the Directorates General for Trade, Transport and Maritime Affairs.
He has a broad experience as agent of the Commission in litigation before the European Courts and he has published extensively on EU law.