Anna VernetHead of Unit, DG Competition at European Commission
Anna Vernet (previously Emanuelson) is Head of Unit for the unit responsible for cooperation within the European Competition Network and Private Enforcement in DG Competition in Brussels. The role of the unit is to ensure coherent and effective public and private enforcement in the Member States through i.a. being the spider in the web in the ECN and to ensure implementation and follow up to the Damages Directive.
From 2009 to 2015 Anna was working as Policy Analyst in Directorate A of DG Competition dealing in particular with antitrust policy. She started her career at the European Commission in 2004 by joining the telecommunications unit of DG Competition. Prior to working for the European Commission, Anna was in private practice working for the Swedish law firm Mannheimer Swartling where she was advicing clients in various sectors on different aspects of competition law. Anna graduated from Uppsala University in 1998 and also holds a Master from the European University Institute of Fiesole, Italy.