Carlota Reyners Fontana


European Commission

Director, Markets and cases II: Information Technology, Communication and Media

Carlota Reyners Fontana is Director in charge of the enforcement of antitrust, merger and state aid rules in the field of information technology, communications and media in the Directorate General for Competition at the European Commission since 1st August 2023. She previously worked for 8 years in DG CONNECT (the Directorate general for communications networks, content and technology) in charge of policy and legislative proposals in the electronic communications sector, leading legislative projects such as the Digital Decade Policy Programme for 2030, the draft proposal for a Gigabit infrastructure Act, the European electronic communications Code or initiatives in the area of spectrum and broadband funding and deployment. Between 2012 and 2014, she was Member of cabinet of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Commissioner responsible for Digital Agenda. She has previously worked as case handler in the Commission’s Competition Directorate General as well as a competition lawyer in a leading European telecommunications company and a Brussels based international law firm. She holds a law degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Master in European law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.