Martin Selmayr is the Secretary-General of the European Commission. Previously, he was Chief of Staff to the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. Martin studied law at the Universities of Geneva and Passau, at King’s College London and at the University of California (Berkeley/Davis). He holds a doctorate in law, having completed his thesis on “The Law of Economic and Monetary Union”. He is the author of more than 70 law journal articles, book contributions and three books on EU legal issues, including most recently a leading commentary on the General Data Protection Regulation (Munich 2017) as co-author. Martin Selmayr is lecturing European Union Law at the Universities of Passau, Saarbrücken and at the Danube University in Krems (Austria). Martin is fluent in English, French and German (mother tongue) and also knows some Spanish, Italian, Russian and Polish.