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Christopher Burghardt

Head of Policy & Communications EMEA, UBER

Christopher Burghardt heads Uber’s Policy and Communications efforts across 45 countries and more than 120 cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). After spending seven years with First Solar, leading its sales, business development and corporate affairs across the EMEA region, Chris decided in September 2016 to start applying his vast professional experience and enthusiasm for the mobility & environment sector to Uber's mission. Hereby, he is playing an instrumental role in bringing better mobility options to everyone through technological innovation. Prior to First Solar, Chris spent 12 years in a variety of operational and corporate affairs roles for ABInBev, Daimler and H+K Strategies. He also completed an MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and holds an MA from the College of Europe in Bruges as well as a BA from the University of Sussex.