Reinald Krueger is Head of Unit in the Information Society and Media Directorate-General of the European Commission and responsible for the Article 7 Consultation Mechanism on national regulatory measures in the electronic communications sector. Reinald started his career in the European Commission in 1995. He worked in the Industry Directorate-General on trade and industrial policy related tasks (until October 2000) and the Competition Directorate-General (until September 2008). In the latter, he was Deputy Head of the “Antitrust Telecoms” unit and Case manager of major antitrust telecoms cases under Article 82 of EC Treaty.
Before he joined the Commission, Reinald was Head of the Research Group “Industrial Economics and Competition Policy” at one of the leading German economics research institutes, the HWWA-Institute in Hamburg. In 1989, he was a Consultant with the US antitrust authority Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and in 1990 a Competition Expert to the World Bank. Reinald is an economist by training and author of 34 publications in the areas of industrial economics, competition policy and transition economics.