Sandra Hoferichter, is the Secretary General of the EuroDIG Support Association.
Based in Germany, Leipzig She became involved in Internet governance processes in 2006 by managing projects – such as the European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG) – for Medienstadt Leipzig e. V., a German not for profit organization which she is chairing since 2020.
In 2010 Sandra was elected as one out of three European representatives to ICANN’s At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC), where she served until November 2016 and later on represented the ALAC at ICANN’s Nominating Committee (NomCom) from 2016 – 2018.
In 2017 she was appointed to EURid’s Strategic Committee, served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of EURid – the registry for the .eu domain starting in May 2018, and was elected as the Chair of the Board of Directors of EURid in May 2020.
Sandra’s contributions, both to the ICANN community and the efforts within the IGF fora, are dedicated to facilitate a collaboration ground for different stakeholder groups and to develop participation processes that are public, inclusive and transparent. Sandra holds a degree in Architecture from the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK) and worked as a single entrepreneur architect from 1997 – 2011. How she moved from Architecture to Internet Governance you can find out at hoferichter.eu