Jens joined FIPRA in 2020 to re-enforce the food team at FIPRA International. He brings with him more than 20 years of Brussels experience both made inside and outside the EU institutions and a 10-year record of law and advocacy in food and farm law.
Trained as a lawyer in Germany and the UK and a member of the Cologne and Brussels Bar Associations, Jens runs a law firm dedicated to public affairs. He has university teaching experience in Europe and South America and a record of work in the EU’s neighbourhood policy. He works across the field of food law with projects pursued notably in the area of food information and novel food.
Jens graduated from the Universities in Frankfurt am Main and Nottingham and worked at Louvain-la-Neuve, Porto Alegre and the College of Europe.