Katharina is currently a senior case handler at the Swedish Competition Authority. She has a strong academic backround, holding a doctorate in European Law from Stockholm University. Katharinas work has focussed on the enforcement of absues of a dominant position. More recently, Katharina has been engaged in competition law issues in digital markets. In that context Katharina is also involved in the negotiation of the EU's Digital Markets Act.
German, Swedish, English
Konkurrensverket (KKV) - Swedish Competition Authority
Senior Case Handler at Konkurrensverket (KKV) - Swedish Competition Authority
April 2019 - Present • Stockholm, SwedenIn her role as a senior case handler, Katharina has been case manager in several investigations regarding abuse of a dominant position. Katharina is also one of the authors of the report on digital markets published by the Authority in 2021. She has also been appointed as the Authority's expert to to the Swedish Government in the negotiation of the EU's Digital Markets Act.
Doctoral Candidate at Stockholm University
6 years 7 mth • September 2012 - April 2019 • Stockholm, SwedenDuring her time at Stockholm University, Katharina wrote her doctoral thesis entitled "Between Enforcement and Regulation: A Study of the System of Case Resolution Mechanisms Used by the European Commission in the Enforcement of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU". Katharina also taught students, both att undergraduate and graduate levels, mainly in EU Law and EU Competition Law.
Stockholm University (SE)
2018 - 2012
Leiden University (NL)
2011 - 2012
LL.M. in European Law
Leuphana University Lueneburg (DE)
2008 - 2011
LL.B. in Business Law