Klaus Rackwitz studied law at the Universität zu Köln and was appointed as a judge in 1990 and has presided over criminal and civil cases at courts of first instance and courts of appeal. He was one of the first judges in Germany to head a task force established to improve the use of computers in the judicial work of judges and prosecutors. Mr Rackwitz’s experience in modern technology for courts led to his engagement in the Advance Team of the ICC in 2002. Subsequently, from January 2003 until September 2011, he served as the Senior Administrative Manager of the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC. From 2011 to September 2016, he served as Administrative Director of Eurojust, the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation. From March 2013 to March 2021, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law.