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Packaging Waste & Sustainability Forum
Thon Hotel Bristol StephanieBrussels

Maja Desgrees du Loû
Policy Officer, Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive at European Commission


  • Maja is a lawyer. She firstly studied law in Slovenia where she qualified for a judge. She’s also completed the EU law master studies at the College of Europe in Brugge.
  • She’s been working for the European Commission since 2002, where she first started in the Commission’s Legal Service.
  • After that, Maja has worked as a political reporter for the European Commission’s in Slovenia for a couple of years, before moving to DG ENV in 2008. In DG ENV, Maja first worked on enforcement of the EU environmental legislation, being responsible for all environmental legal cases for Slovenia as well as coordinating environmental enforcement on waste issues.
  • Since the summer 2008, Maja has been responsible for the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive in the Waste and Secondary Materials Unit of DG Environment. She is also a legal coordinator and enforcement officer for waste related issues as well as a contact point for waste-related issues for Slovenia and Croatia.
  • Maja is passionate about nature, travel, jogging, reading and her family.

Agenda Sessions

  • Opening session: Revision of the packaging and packaging waste legislation