Alberto Bacchiega

Director – Information Technology, Communication and Media, DG Competition, European Commission

An economist by training, Alberto Bacchiega joined the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition in 2000. He has since then held a number of positions enforcing State aid and merger control in the telecoms, financial, pharmaceutical and chemical sectors. Since November 2021 he has been leading the directorate ‘Information Technology, Communication and Media’ of DG COMP and, since January 2023, the directorate ‘Digital Platforms’ which covers also the implementation of Digital Markets Act.