Jens Bammel is the Secretary General of the International Publishers Association, the Geneva based organisation that represents educational, scientific and trade publishers world-wide.
Born in Germany Mr Bammel studied law in Berlin, Geneva and Heidelberg. Mr Bammel started his professional career as Head of Legal and Public Affairs at the British magazine publishers trade association. He then served five years as the Chief Executive of the Publishers Licensing Society, the body that represents UK book and magazine publishers interests in collective licensing.
Mr Bammel has joined the IPA in September 2003.