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CompLaw: Advanced EU, Brussels
25-27 November 2024
Hotel Le PlazaBrussels, Belgium

Mariska van de Sanden
Head of Sustainability Team at Authority for Consumers & Markets, ACM


Mariska van de Sanden is the head of the sustainability team within the Competition Department of the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM). The team advises internally and externally on sustainability matters and competition law. In that context the team provides informal guidance to business, governmental institutions etc. on sustainability initiatives. Amongst others about a cooperation between Shell and TotalEnergies to jointly offer storage of CO2 in empty gas fields in the North Sea, an initiative between competitors to use an internal CO2 price and an initiative to jointly boycott growers that supply plants with illegal pesticides.

Mariska studied law (Tilburg University) and holds a LL.M. degree in competition law from Kings College, London. After her studies she worked for almost ten years as a lawyer in private practice.

Agenda Sessions

  • ESG & Competition Policy: Practical Perspectives