Prof. Dr. Heike Schweitzer
Professor for privatelaw, economic law and competition law, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin
Heike Schweitzer holds a chair for private law, economic law and competition law at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Before, she was professor at the Freie Universität Berlin (2014-2018), at the University of Mannheim (2010-2014) and at the European University Institute in Florence (2006-2010). She has published widely in the field of European and German competition law, including state aid law and regulatory law. Recently, her research has focused on the economic and legal implications of digitisation. From April 2018 – March 2019 she was special advisor to Commissioner Vestager on future challenges of digitisation for competition policy. Together with Martin Schallbruch and Achim Wambach, she is co-chairing the German governmental Commission “Competition Law 4.0”. Heike Schweitzer is one of the co-authors of a study for the German Economic Ministry on “The Modernisation of Abuse Control”, published in September 2018.