Cornelia leads Microsoft’s European Rule of Law, Responsible Tech & Competition team which focuses on the impact of new technologies and regulatory frameworks that meet expectation of society. Her team covers policies such as responsible AI, digital safety and content regulation, privacy, lawful access, human rights, competition and health & life science. As part of Microsoft’s Academic Program, she regularly engages with leading European scholars. Cornelia has long standing experience in Information Society & Internet policies and speaks regularly at regional and international conferences. Before joining Microsoft, she led the legal department of BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation. She has also gained experience in a top 10 law firm and started her professional career in the European Parliament as a political advisor. Cornelia is a qualified German lawyer and holds a master’s degree in information technology and telecommunication laws. She studied law at the Universities of Passau, Porto, Hamburg and Glasgow/Strathclyde.