Senior Visiting Research Fellow
Per Christiansen, MSc (LSE) studied Law and Philosophy at the University of Kiel and Regulation at the London School of Economics.
Since August 2010 he has been a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Hans-Bredow-Institut. His research focuses on illuminating questions of regulation as applied to praxis, for instance, issues of regulation of international media corporations, the regulation of data protection and issues of „Regulatory Choice”.
Per Christiansen is professor at the FOM and a partner in the firm of „Rechts- und Steuerberatung Smolny Christiansen”, with a particular interest in Internet and media law. Before, he was Head of Human Resources and Law at AOL Group in Germany. He was a member of the board of the Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia e.V. [Voluntary Self-Monitoring of Multimedia Service Providers] from 2007 to 2010. He has also been a member of the board of the Stiftung Digitale Chancen [Foundation Digital Opportunities] since 2008.