Anastassia Lauterbach

Managing Director EMEA, International Supervisory Board Member & Professor for Artificial Intelligence, Data & Ethics

The ExCo Group, UK

Prof Dr Anastassia Lauterbach is Managing Director of The ExCo Leadership Group (, Professor of AI and Cybersecurity at MCI in Innsbruck, and an international Non-Executive Director with board mandates in the US, UK, and continental Europe. She is an internationally recognized mentor to CEOs and an expert and speaker on leadership and resilience, digital transformation, the democratization of data, ethical AI, AI in China, cybersecurity, and corporate governance. Anastassia launched the Austrian chapter of the Women Corporate Directors in 2022. She sits on the Visionary Award Committee of the Women Corporate Directors Foundation.

Anastassia serves on the Boards of Aira Technologies and RiskQ. She advises the corporate governance program of the Salzburg Global Seminar.

Anastassia served on boards of easyJet PLC and Dun&Bradstreet Inc. and chaired the board of censhare AG. She served on the board of FrightOne, the world’s largest rail B2B company, and chaired audit and digital committees there. Anastassia served on the board of Wirecard and initiated forensic and audit work in the company, which ultimately enabled the discovery of a large-scale fraud scheme and brought several top managers into jail.

Anastassia served on the Advisory Councils at NASDAQ, Intel, and Star Alliance. Anastassia is former SVP and EVP of Qualcomm, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile. Before her tenure in technology companies, she spent 15 years at Munich Re, Daimler, and McKinsey.

Anastassia has a Ph.D. in Linguistics and Psychology. She is fluent in six languages.



Democratisation of AI and Managing Cybersecurity Risks

Anastassia Lauterbach | The ExCo Group, UK