Head of Human Rights Structures and Mechanisms Sector
Institutional Cooperation and Networks Unit

Gabriel Toggenburg coordinates FRA’s activities related to the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, including the regular Fundamental Rights Report chapter on the use of the Charter at national level. He also deals with matters related to the rule of law and provides advice on various EU matters, including the Agency’s mandate. He is the contact point for FRA’s Scientific Committee.

Before joining FRA, Gabriel worked for ten years as a senior legal researcher at the European Academy in Bolzano, where he also provided policy advice, and has been a visiting academic at universities in the United States and Austria.

He holds a Master of Law (University of Innsbruck), an LLM in European law (Danube University Krems) and a PhD in law (European University Institute Florence). He has published widely on a range of human rights issues.