Stefan Schnorr (58) has been working at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy since March 2010 and has been heading up the Director-General for Digital and Innovation Policy since April 2015. Prior to this, he worked in several other divisions of
Mr Schnorr is a legal expert. He started his career as a judge at the administrative court in Trier, before working at the Rhineland-Palatinate Ministry of Justice in Mainz, where he headed up the public relations division and served as press officer. In 2001, he
joined the Representation of Rhineland-Palatinate to the Federal Government and the European Union in Berlin. There, he headed up the legal division, before assuming the role of Deputy Director-General for Federal Affairs, in which he was responsible for
coordination with the Bundesrat. From 2009 to March 2010, he served as head of the Representation of Lower Saxony to the Federal Government in Berlin.