María Sendín Valle

María Sendín Valle

Belgium, Brussels
Antitrust Counsel at GSMA
Profession: Lawyer, Economist
Industry: Competition, Telecommunications, EU Affairs


Maria is a lawyer and an economist in charge of GSMA's Antitrust Compliance Programme providing advice to GSMA departments on all aspects of antitrust law and policy. Maria also leads a group of GSMA members following antitrust policy and enforcement developments worldwide with a particular focus in Europe and the EU Institutions. Before GSMA, Maria worked for a public affairs consultancy in Brussels, the European Commission's DG Competition and for an international law firm in Madrid (Spain).


Spanish, English, Italian, French, German


AntitrustCompetition PolicyCompliance ProgrammesEU LawAdvocacy



Antitrust Counsel at GSMA

October 2019 - Present • Brussels, Belgium

- Design and implement GSMA's global antitrust law policy and compliance programme, processes and trainings - Advice all GSMA business areas on competition law - Develop and implement advocacy strategies on competition and trade issues in collaboration with the members

Senior Manager at GSMA

2 years • September 2017 - September 2019 • Brussels, Belgium

- Follow developments in competition and trade policy and enforcement worldwide and in particular by the European Institutions - Develop and implement strategies on competition and trade issues in collaboration with the members - Lead and coordinate EU institutional and team programme in lead up to/at MWC Barcelona - Prepare and give trainings to decision makers, in particular to the European Commission

BCW (formerly Burson Marsteller)

Associate at BCW (formerly Burson Marsteller)

4 years 1 mth • August 2013 - September 2017 • Brussels, Belgium

- Draft and implement European and pan-European Public Affairs and Communications strategies - Follow legislative developments in the areas of ICT and Digital Single Market, competition and social affairs - Set up industry coalitions and secretariat management - Develop new business proposals - Develop social media strategies and management of social media accounts for clients - Member of the marketing team - Line manager of two junior consultants and interns


Kings' College London

Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law

Universidad Carlos III Madrid

Master in EU Law

Universidad Carlos III Madrid

Bachelor in Economics

Universidad Carlos III Madrid

Bacherlor in Law

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