Robert Kopitsch is a public affairs associate director in APCO Worldwide’s Brussels office and supports clients in the financial services and technology sectors. He specializes in issues related to capital markets and payments, as well as digital and FinTech regulatory environments.
Prior to joining APCO, Mr. Kopitsch worked for the Austrian Ministry of Finance and the Wirtschaftsrat Deutschland in Vienna, before joining the office of MEP Othmar Karas in the European Parliament. In 2014, Mr. Kopitsch transitioned to the EU liaison office of Raiffeisen Zentralbank (RZB) in Brussels, where he dealt with issues around the implementation and outcomes of financial regulation and EU foreign policy.
Originally from Vienna, Mr. Kopitsch holds a master’s degree in European Politics and Policies from the KU Leuven. He also holds a master’s degree in Public Communication and Contemporary History from the University of Vienna.