As Executive Director, Lea Kaspar oversees the development and implementation of GPD’s vision, ensuring the relevance of its policy agenda and strategy in the evolving geopolitical landscape.
Over the last decade, Lea Kaspar has been leading GPD’s pioneering work on facilitating multistakeholder dialogue in Internet-related public policy discussions and advancing the human rights agenda in related international forums and processes. Since 2014, she has been leading GPD’s efforts to support the work of the Freedom Online Coalition, for which GPD performs a secretariat function. She represents GPD on a number of boards and initiatives: she is a member of the UK Multistakeholder Group on Internet Governance and the co-Lead of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) Task Force on Strategies and Assessments.
Previously, Lea Kaspar was the co-Chair of the GFCE Advisory Board (2016-18), a member of the UN CSTD Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation (2016-18), and a member of the Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group (2015-18). She is a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations.