Ralf Bendrath
Adviser on civil liberties, justice and home affairs, Greens/EFA in the European Parliament

Senior policy adviser to Jan Philipp Albrecht, MEP (Greens/EFA), working on internet policy and data protection, including in trade agreements. Also active in Digitale Gesellschaft and elsewhere. Former hacker, former researcher, former member of the German government delegation to the World Summit on the Information Society. Don't even mention data retention.