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Andreas Mundt

Andreas Mundt

President, Bundeskartellamt, Germany

Andreas Mundt has been President of the German Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office) since December 2009. In September 2013 he was elected as the Steering Group Chair of the International Competition Network and was re-elected for a second term in May 2015. Since 2010 Andreas Mundt has been a Member of the Bureau of the OECD Competition Committee.

After qualifying as a lawyer following studies at the University of Bonn and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Andreas Mundt entered the Federal Ministry of Economics where he worked from 1991 to 1993. He then joined the staff of the Free Democratic Party in the German Parliament from 1993 to 2000, where he was in charge of the portfolio of labour and social law.

In 2000 Andreas Mundt joined the Bundeskartellamt as rapporteur, with responsibility for banking and card payment systems issues. He was Head of the International Section of the Bundeskartellamt from 2001 to 2005 and Director of General Policy from 2005 to 2009.