Irina Orssich is working for the European Commission, at the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT). She is Head of Sector for Artificial Intelligence Policy. Her responsibilities include regulatory and socio-economic aspects of Artificial Intelligence. She studied law in Freiburg i. Br., European law in Saarbrücken, and passed the second state law examination in Berlin. Previous responsibilities have included posts in the audiovisual sector and as legal adviser for competition and state aid law.