Sophie BouckaertChief Counsel, Competition & Regulatory Law at OpenReach
Sophie Bouckaert is Chief Counsel, Competition and Regulatory Law, Openreach. The team, which Sophie has led since 2015, is in charge of developing and implementing competition and regulatory law advice and policies for Openreach, including in respect of significant network and commercial initiatives, major regulatory market reviews, appeals and investigations. Sophie has also acted as Head of Risk Management for Openreach since 2018.
Prior to that, Sophie trained as a lawyer with Hogan Lovells and spent 4 years in private practice as part of their Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice in London and Brussels.
Sophie gained a BA in Economics and Management from Oxford University before qualifying as a lawyer in the UK and earning a diploma in EU Competition Law from King’s College London.