Matthias Spielkamp
Member of the Board

Matthias Spielkamp is managing editor of, covering legal, economic and policy aspects of digitisation (winner of the Grimme Online Award). As a founding partner at the iRights.Lab think tank, he advises public institutions, NGOs and private companies on online journalism, communication strategies and information security. Matthias held teaching assignments at various universities, is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and testified several times before German parliamentary committees. He co-authored three books on journalism and copyright, serves on the board of the German chapter of Reporters without Borders (pro bono) and is a member of the American Council on Germany as a former McCloy Fellow. Recently, he curated the Groundbreaking Journalism event series.