Introduction to The Design of Competition Policy Institutions for the 21st Century—The Experience of the European Commission and DG Competition

Lindsay McSweeney, Sep 11, 2014

In 2008, when he wrote this article, Philip Lowe was the Director-General of the Directorate-General for Competition at the European Commission, a position he held from 2002 to 2010. Lowe had joined the European Commission in 1973 and, before heading DG Comp, had served in senior posts as Head of Cabinet and Director in numerous fields, including regional development, agriculture, transport, and administration. He is currently Director-General of the Energy DG as well as a Non-Executive Director of the Competition and the U.K. Markets Authority Board.

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