Knut Mager is Novartis’ Head Global Data Privacy and a member of the Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Centre for Information Policy Leadership Advisory Council (CIPL).
Knut joined Novartis in 2003 as General Counsel, Head of Legal of the Sandoz Division. Since 2007, he held various leadership positions with Novartis Group Legal inter alia Head of Commercial Legal and Head Country Legal Organizations.
Knut started his career in 1990 at Schering AG (now Bayer) in Berlin, Germany where he held various positions inter alia Head of Patents and Head Corporate Strategy. He is a German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt) and INSEAD certified international director (IDP-C).