Vanessa Turner

Vanessa Turner

Belgium, Brussels
Senior Advisor at The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC)
Profession: In-House Counsel, Lawyer
Industry: Consumer Protection, Competition, Professional Training & Coaching, Law Practice


Senior Advisor at The European Consumer Organisation - BEUC. Previously, Vanessa was a competition partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy, General Counsel at Visa Europe, Member of the Cabinet of the European Commissioner for Competition Policy – the only law firm partner to have held such a position to date, and special adviser to the US FTC in Washington DC. Vanessa’s experience covers in particular unilateral conduct, merger control, cartels at EU and Member State level.


Dutch, English, French, German


AntitrustCompetition PolicyCompliance ProgrammesEU LawMerger ControlStrategic Communications


The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC)

Senior Advisor at The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC)

January 2020 - Present • Brussels, Belgium

Ensuring that consumers' interests are taken into account in competition policy and individual cases before the European Commission and EU courts, in particular in digital markets.


University of Sussex

MSc in Experimental Psychology

Insititut d'Etudes Europeennes, Universite Libre de Bruxelles

Licence Spéciale en droit européen

College of Law

Law Society Finals

University of Surrey

BSc in Law and Languages

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