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Koen Van De Casteele
Head of Unit, State Aid Control, DG Competition at European Commission


Koen Van de Casteele is currently in charge of State Aid Policy and Case Support.  In that capacity, he has followed the implementation of State Aid Modernisation.  He has extensive experience in State aid control.

He started his career in the European Commission in DG Agriculture in the area of agricultural competition law in 1998

Prior to his work at the Commission, he was a senior associate in the Business and Finance Department of a major law firm in Brussels and London. 

Koen Van de Casteele has read law at Leuven University (1986-1991), the College of Europe (1991-1992) and the University of Michigan Law School (1995-1996).

Agenda Sessions

  • The Commission’s Current Priorities in State Aid