Director, Italian Competition Authority (AGCM)
Alessandra Tonazzi is the Director of International and European Affairs at the Italian Competition Authority (ICA). Her present role involves representation of the ICA in international fora (ICN, ECN, OECD and UNCTAD), the promotion of international cooperation with other competition agencies through multilateral organizations and bilateral agreements and the co-ordination of the Authority’s international projects, including technical assistance programs on competition policy and enforcement and reviews of national competition laws and policy.
From October 2012 to April 2013 she was seconded to the Competition Division of the OECD where she worked on the OECD strategic project on International Enforcement Co-operation.
She currently co-chairs, on behalf of the Authority, the International Competition Network Cartel Working Group. She is a member of the ICN Steering Group and in March 2018 she has been appointed ICN/UNCTAD liaison to coordinate the work of the two organizations. She is currently Vice-Chair of the OECD Committee on Consumer Policy.
She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Rome and a MSc in Economics from Warwick University. She graduated in Law and Economics from the University “La Sapienza” in Rome.