Jan Dirk Roggenkamp was born in 1976. He studied law at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the University of Salamanca. He is Professor of Public Law and Privacy Law at the Police Academy of Lower Saxony and has worked as a research associate at the Chair of Public Law, Security Law and Internet Law (Professor Dr Dirk Heckmann) at the University of Passau. He wrote his doctoral thesis on »Web 2.0 platforms in municipal e-government«. Before working as a professor, Jan Roggenkamp was an IT lawyer at the international corporate law firm »Bird & Bird LLP« in Frankfurt am Main and speaker at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection.
Jan Roggenkamp is a visiting researcher. His research and work centres on data protection legislation and he provides advisory services to projects on data protection problems.