Axel Voss

Axel Voss, European Parliament

European Parliament

Axel Voss is the coordinator of the conservative European People’s Party group (EPP) for the Committee on Legal Affairs in the European Parliament. He is also a deputy member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Born in 1963, he studied law at the Universities of Trier, Freiburg and Munich. He then worked as a lawyer, civil advisor for the European Commission in Germany and as lecturer for European Affairs at the College of Koblenz.

Full Profile


Axel Voss, Europe, innovation, AI, regulation, DLD, talk, video

A European Framework for AI

In this engaging DLD Summer talk, Axel Voss, Member of the European Parliament, takes stock of the EU’s position in artificial intelligence and the data economy – and what he sees makes him worried. “We’re falling more and more behind in the digital world”, Voss warns. Europe needs to be more pragmatic and creative about…
Axel Voss, Li Xin, Andrew Keen, Carsten Knop, digital sovereignty, panel discussion, DLD

Future Digital Policy and Sovereignty

Moderated by Carsten Knop, Editor-in-Chief of digital products at Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, this panel brought together Axel Voss, member of the European Parliament; Li Xin, Managing Director at Caixin Global; and Andrew Keen, author of How to Fix the Future.  In a lively debate, the panelists discussed the future of Europe in the digital world,…