Wolfgang Georg Schneider

Senior Advisor , International Government Relations

Bucharest, RO

+40 21 037 23 51465


Wolfgang Schneider joined McGuireWoods Romania as a senior advisor in March 2015 after a 32-year career at Ford Europe. Based in Germany, he serves as a resource for clients with German interests or those looking to enter the German marketplace. Wolfgang also provides advice to German investors interested in expanding across emerging markets, particularly in and around Romania. Drawing on experience with all European Union Institutions, Wolfgang also works in Brussels, Europe’s regulatory center, offering advisory services for clients.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods Romania, he spent the past 14 years as Vice President coordinating Ford Europe’s Governmental, Environmental and Legal Affairs department. Wolfgang initially joined Ford Europe as a Senior Attorney before being promoted to Vice President General Counsel and has worked in London, Cologne, Germany and Detroit, MI.


Assistant Professor, Criminal Law , University of Frankfurt, Germany

Professional in the German Bar, Frankfurt, Germany

Counsel International, Rütgerswerke AG, Frankfurt, Germany

Senior Attorney at Ford Motor Company’s Operations in Europe and USA

Vice President Governmental, Environmental and Legal Affairs, Ford of Europe

Member of the Board, Ford Germany


Economic Incentives Negotiation

Executive and Legislative Affairs

Regulatory Solutions

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility

Trade and International Affairs