Bertrand de La Chapelle

_ Executive Director @bdelachapelle

Bertrand de La Chapelle is the Executive Director and Co-founder of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. He has been a determined promoter and pioneering implementer of multi-stakeholder governance processes for more than 15 years, building upon his diversified experience as a career diplomat, civil society actor and tech entrepreneur. He was previously a Director on the ICANN Board (2010-2013), France's Thematic Ambassador and Special Envoy for the Information Society (2006-2010) and an active participant in the World Summit on the Information Society (2002-2005), where he promoted dialogue among civil society, private sector and governments. Bertrand is a frequent speaker in major Internet governance processes such as the Internet Governance Forum. 

As an engineer, Bertrand was in the 1990s the Co-founder and President of the virtual reality company Virtools, now a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes. Bertrand de La Chapelle is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1978), Sciences Po Paris (1983), and Ecole Nationale d'Administration (1986).

Paul Fehlinger

_ Deputy Executive Director @paulfehlinger

Paul Fehlinger is the Deputy Executive Director and Co-founder of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. His comments on the future of the internet and the digital economy have been featured, among others, in The Economist, New York Times, Fortune, Politico, Euronews, Slate, Die Zeit, or by the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a regular speaker at international fora, including in the past at the United Nations, OECD, European Commission, Council of Europe, the G7 process, or the WTO.

Paul was appointed as a member of the Advisory Network of the Global Commission on Internet Governance, as well as of the Working Group on Rule of Law of the Freedom Online Coalition. He was also a participant in the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts on Cross-border Flow of Internet Traffic and Internet Freedom, and the World Economic Forum’s Future of the Internet Initiative. 

He holds a Masters of International Relations from Sciences Po Paris and was a scholar of the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung). He was also a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and holds a BA in European Studies from Maastricht University. He speaks English, German and French.

Martin Hullin

_ Head of Operations and Partnership Manager @HullinMartin

Martin Hullin is the Head of Operations and Partnership Manager of the Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. He is a multistakeholder governance expert with an entrepreneurial background, specialized in building public-private partnerships and facilitating knowledge transfer between governments, the private sector, international organizations, and academia. Before joining Internet & Jurisdiction, Martin was in charge of the formalization of a leading global renewable energy policy network and worked as a Consultant for the United Nations Environment Program and GIZ. He has also served as an international focal point for cross-sectorial collaboration between numerous governments and international organizations. Next to being a public speaker (OECD, COP20, COP21, UNECE), he also led the production of several major policy publications.

Martin holds a Masters of International Relations from Freie Universität Berlin and a double degree in International Business Administration. He has worked in Washington D.C., Shanghai, and Berlin, where he was the CEO of an award-winning knowledge management startup. He speaks English, German, Polish, and French.

Frane Maroevic

_ Director, Content & Jurisdiction Program @Frane_M

Frane Maroevic is the Director of the Content & Jurisdiction Program of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. He has over 20 years of extensive experience in international relations, media and governance. Most recently, he worked on freedom of expression and media freedom as the Director for the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) Representative on Freedom of the Media (2015-2019), where he participated in key internet governance processes. Frane joined the OSCE in 2010 as its Deputy Spokesperson, and in 2013 took on the role of a Senior Advisor to the Media Freedom Representative.

From 1999 to 2007 he worked in Bosnia and Herzegovina as the Spokesperson for the European Commission and then as the Director of Communications for the High Representative/EU Special Representative (2007-2010). Frane started his career in journalism at the BBC World Service in London (1992-1999). 

Ajith Francis

_ Policy Officer

Ajith Francis is a Policy Officer at the Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. In his role, he supports and manages the policy development work of stakeholders in the three thematic Programs of the organisation. Prior to joining the Secretariat, Ajith was a Consultant at the Government of India Planning Commission’s ‘India Backbone Implementation Network’. Working for this intra-governmental startup, he coordinated stakeholder groups to help reform the process of developing and implementing India’s policy plans. Ajith was also a Digital Marketing Account Planner at Google Inc. and gained experiences at UN Environment. 

He graduated from Sciences Po Paris with a Master’s in Public Policy specialising in Economics and Technology Policy, was a visiting student at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, and holds a Bachelor in Commerce from Bangalore University. He speaks English, Hindi and intermediate French

Hedvig Lundström

_ Events and Communications Officer @HedvigLundstrom

Hedvig Lundström is the Events and Communications Officer of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. She is specialized in media governance and has previously worked at the UNESCO Headquarters Section for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, as well as at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), where she was a Project Assistant in the Media Freedom Division. She has also worked in the field of corporate philanthropy and partnerships in the private sector.

As Events and Communications Officer within the Internet & Jurisdiction Secretariat, Hedvig’s role is to assist with the organization of meetings and events, and to provide administrative and communications support.

Hedvig holds a Master's Degree in Political Theory from Sciences Po Paris and a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences from Uppsala University in Sweden. She speaks English, French and Swedish.