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


Maja/Mrs Desgrées du Loû is a policy officer responsible for the packaging and packaging waste in DG Environment of the European Commission. She’s in charge of the revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive and deals also with many other issues (plastic bags, TRIS notifications, coordinating enforcement of EU waste legislation). She’s a fully trained lawyer with a long legal career in the Commission.

Her career led her from the Legal Service to the Commission’s Representation in Slovenia, and then – in 2008 - to DG Environment.

Maja has a Master Degree in EU law from the College of Europe in Brugge, and a Masters summa cum laude from the University of Law in Ljubljana/Slovenia.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote presentation: A green deal for Europe and the role for packaging