Peter Weber

Vice President of ARTE GEIE

Peter Weber

Peter Weber © ZDF/Jana Kay

Born in Mainz in November 1959

Professional Experience

ARTE GEIE, Strasbourg

  • since January 2021: Vice President
  • 2012–2020: Member of the General Assembly


ARTE Deutschland, Baden-Baden

  • 2012–2020: Member of the General Assembly


Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (since November 1991)

  • since July 2011: Head of Legal Affairs
  • 2001–2011: Deputy Head of Legal Affairs, responsible for sports rights, film and producers
  • 1991–2001: Legal Affairs, responsible for copyright and international law


Adjunct Activities

  • 2002–2017: President (2007–2017) and Vice President (2002–2007) of the EBU Legal and Policy Committee
  • Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Verwertungssgesellschaft der Film- und Fernsehproduzenten (VFF)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Mitteldeutschen Medienförderung, the FilmFernsehfonds Bayern, and the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, and of the Board of Directors of the Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA)


before 1991

  • 1989–1991: Public prosecutor for financial crime in Koblenz
  • 1988–1989: Judge at Koblenz Regional Court



  • 1988: Second State Examination in Law
  • 1985: First State Examination in Law
  • 1979–1985: Studied Law at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz


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6 January 2021