Volker was elected as a Non Executive Director in April 2016. He is the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel at Key-Systems GmbH (a member of KeyDrive SA Group), an ICANN accredited registrar managing domain name registrations worldwide for wholesale, retail and corporate customers.
He is responsible for registry policy management, contractual and legal compliance, contractual work, litigation management and providing legal and policy advice to the company. He also has extensive experience and knowledge of the internet industry and is involved at ICANN in the RrSG and the GNSO Council where he served as Vice-Chair.
Volker studied Law and Japanese studies at the University of Trier and has lived in various countries besides his home of Germany, including, Japan, the Netherlands, the USA and Canada.
He is a member of the Nominations Committee.