Director of International and EU Affairs, AGCM
Renato Ferrandi is the Director of International and EU Affairs of the Italian Competition Authority. He represents the Authority in international fora (including OECD, UNCTAD and ICN), manages bilateral cooperation projects and participates as speaker in international exchanges and capacity building projects.
Renato has more than twenty years of experience on competition and consumer protection. He was case manager of numerous investigations at the Italian Competition Authority, carried out several market studies and drafted formal opinions addressed to the Government or the Parliament.
Between May 2019 and January 2023 he joined the OECD as the responsible for the capacity-building programme for competition authorities in Eastern European countries provided by the Regional Competition Centre in Budapest.
He was also Seconded National Expert at the DG COMP of the European Commission for three years, between 2010 and 2013. He worked inter alia on the Ebooks case, on a State infringement case regarding digital TV spectrum in Italy, and on the assignment of premium sports rights in Europe.