Jeroen Capiau

Jeroen Capiau joined the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission in 2009. He is currently a policy officer in the unit that provides upstream support to case teams throughout all stages of cases and develops competition policy. Before, he worked as case handler in the Task Force Food and as policy advisor in the Unit responsible for the European Competition Network, including on the preparation of the Commission proposal on the ECN+ Directive.

Previously, he worked for the Belgian Competition Authority where he first was employed as a case handler in the investigation branch and later became a member of the decision-making branch. Before working in the area of competition enforcement, he was a teaching assistant at the European Law Institute of the University of Ghent.

Mr. Capiau holds a degree in Law (1998) and in Advanced Studies in European Law (1999) from the University of Ghent. He has published several articles on EU competition law and the law of the internal market.