Cord Brügmann is a lawyer admitted to the Berlin Bar, and an international consultant. He holds degrees in law and history. Cord Brügmann has more than 15 years of leadership experience in international advocacy work. His professional experience includes work for NGOs in the USA, Israel and Germany. He was with the German Bar Association since 2003, and from 2008-2018 the German Bar he served as the German Bar Association’s Chief Executive Officer.
Cord advises private clients, organizations of regulated professions and government institutions nationally and internationally, mainly in legal matters concerning regulation, rule of law, access to justice, and technology. Between 2018 and 2020, he has been an expert adviser for judicial reforms in Ethiopia on behalf of the International Bar Association, the global voice of the lawyer profession. Cord taught law, and has published about historic, legal and access to justice issues.