Eddy de Smijter, Head of the International Relations Unit at DG COMP, and Nicolas Erb, EU Affairs Director at Alstom, will address these topical issues at this EU Committee lunch Panel Debate.
Head of Unit "International Relations" DG Competition | European Commission
Eddy De Smijter is Head of the International Relations Unit in DG Competition at the European Commission since October 2016. He joined the European Commission in 2001 as a member of the team that negotiated Regulation 1/2003 on the implementation of the EU competition rules. After the adoption of the Regulation, Eddy De Smijter stayed within the unit responsible for the European Competition Network until his move, in 2005, to the team that is responsible for the Commission's policy on private enforcement of the EU antitrust rules. In that capacity, he was leading the team that on behalf of the Commission negotiated with the European Parliament and the Council, the Directive on antitrust damages actions.
EU Affairs Director | ALSTOM Belgium Business & Services SA