Peter manages the Commission's policy on 5G communication systems and the related research and innovation programme.
Prior to that he was managing the office of the Director General of DG CONNECT, Roberto Viola, coordinating the Commission's digital policy initiatives. The portfolio included Digital Single Market, Broadband Policy, Telecoms, Media and Online Policy, the Copyright Reform as well as the EU ICT Research and Innovation Programme.
In the time period between 2010 to 2014 Peter has been Head of Sector "Spectrum Policy", penholder of main elements of the Commission proposal on the Telecom Single Market and the Roaming regulation, and has been responsible for the implementation of the EU telecom rules in Germany and Austria.
Peter coordinated the EU R&D programme leading to the 4G mobile communications standards from 2005 to 2010.
He joined the European Commission in 2004, and before that he occupied several engineering and management positions in industry, academia and start-ups.
Peter Stuckmann holds engineering and doctoral degrees from RWTH Aachen University in Germany.