Richard Sterneberg is responsible for the team that leads on government affairs projects with an EU focus across the DLA Piper global network.

He has considerable experience in the technology and telecommunications sector, international sustainability and environmental issues, as well as working alongside many Asian governments and NGOs. Richard focuses on international projects across the Tech, FMCG, Healthcare, Agriculture and Fisheries sectors.

Richard is currently helping leading companies in these sectors (globally) to shape their regulatory environment and manage supply chain resilience in increasingly challenging policy settings. He has been closely involved in competition aspects of patents, data and privacy regulation over the past 10 years.

Richard is also an experienced advisor in crisis communications and litigation, where he has worked with high-profile companies and non-EU governments to guide their strategy and support senior executives.