Stephan F. Wernicke is Chief Legal Officer of the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK, representing approx. 4 million commercial enterprises in Germany) and Honorary Professor (European Law, European Economic and Competition Law) at Humboldt-University Berlin. He holds a PhD in Law from Humboldt-University and lectures on European Law (Free University and Humboldt-University, Berlin). He advises on German Legal Policy, Competition and Arbitration law and a wide range on EUmatters, with a special focus on connecting business to EU institutions. Prior assignments include: Member of Cabinet of the Vice President of the European Commission; DG Competition of the European Commission, Head of Cabinet, Chambers of the German Judge at the European Court of Justice, Luxemburg.