Curriculum vitae

Philipp Eberhard Fischer, a lawyer based in Munich, Germany, completed his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in intellectual property law at the School of Law of Queen Mary University of London and the Technical University Dresden. Along with attending courses in computer, cyberspace, e-commerce and privacy and information law with Professors Ian Walden and Christopher Millard, he completed his Master studies dissertation, "Will Privacy Law in the 21st Century Be American, European or International?", supervised by Dr. Julia Hörnle. Since then, his masterpieces on data privacy law have been published in leading European Journals. Philipp regularly gives presentations in German, English and Spanish at conferences and workshops across Europe.

Since 2013, Philipp is appointed as a Doctoral Researcher (Ph.D.) in the Information and Knowledge Society Doctoral Programme (distance mode) of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) in Barcelona.

After engagements at, inter alia, the Madrid law firm mmm&m, Amazon.de and S-S-H Rechtsanwälte in the Department for Data Protection Services, he worked as a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law in Munich on the CLIP Project and was awarded a scholarship from the German Association for Law and Informatics (DGRI). Philipp founded SuiGeneris Consulting, the predecessor of SuiGenerisData GmbH, in 2005.

Currently, as Managing Partner (CEO) at SuiGenerisData GmbH, based in Greater Munich area, Philipp manages teams of experts at the interface between laws, informatics and economics. SuiGenerisData is providing consultancy services that help companies to manage data at every step of the information life cycle. Together with multi-disciplinary partners they built a think tank in order to augment privacy- and data security practice and to develop strategies to facilitate global digital information flows for today’s digital economy and e-commerce operations. SuiGenerisData understands data-use business models and how data flows generate profits for clients. SuiGenerisData provides high-quality, total-solution services with an entrepreneurial spirit to all clients.

Philipp has extensive experience in all aspects of data privacy law. He is an officially certified Data Protection Officer (TÜV Süd & TÜV Rheinland), Data Protection Auditor (TÜV Rheinland) and External Data Protection Officer (BvD). Philipp holds ITIL® Expert and PRINCE2® Practitioner certificates.