Judith Lichtenberg

Executive Director

Judith Lichtenberg is the Executive Director of the Global Network Initiative. She brings to GNI extensive experience from her private sector career in telecommunications and her work with civil society on behalf of human rights.

Before joining the GNI, Judith was Head of Regulatory Affairs & Digital Rights at Vodafone Netherlands in Amsterdam, where she worked in a variety of roles since 2008. At Vodafone Netherlands, she previously served as Head of Privacy & Sustainability and before that as Head of Legal Affairs. Prior to joining Vodafone in 2008, she was Executive Director of the Lawyers for Lawyers Foundation, a Dutch NGO on whose board she continues to serve. Her international human rights experience includes serving as an international election observer in Ukraine and Armenia, and as a law clerk with the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.