Birgit Ulrike Rudolph is the current elected Chair of the UNECE Group of Experts on drafting a new legal instrument on the use of automated vehicles in traffic (GE.3). She is also a Deputy Head of the Division Digitalization of Mobility, Autonomous Driving, Intelligent Transport Systems of the Germany Federal Ministry for Digital Affairs and Transport (BMDV), where, amongst others, her work focuses on the drafting, implementation and monitoring of various legislative and policy activities at the national, European and international. She represents Germany in a number of European and international fora, including the EU Data for Road Safety (DFRS) ecosystem and the UNECE Global Forum for Road Traffic Safety (WP.1). Previously, she served as an elected member of UNEP’s Climate and Clean Air Coalition Steering Committee and as a member representing Germany in the Arctic Council’s Expert Group on Black Carbon and Methane (A EGBCM). She has been a guest lecturer at the Universities of Potsdam and Dresden, Germany and holds a PhD in International Law.