Director, Competition & Regulatory Policy

Marianela López-Galdos is the Director of Competition & Regulatory Policy at the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), where she represents and advises the association on competition policy issues as well as domestic and international regulatory policy matters. Shealso teaches competition law, policy and economics at the George Washington University Competition Law Center and at the University of Melbourne Law School.

Marianela joins CCIA from the George Washington University Competition Law Center where she was the Director of Research Projects in Comparative Competition Law Policy. Before that she was a competition policy consultant at the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank, and an international legal consultant at the Federal Trade Commission.  She also practiced antitrust law at Hogan Lovells LLP. Ms. López-Galdos received her doctorate in law at George Washington University under Professor William Kovacic, Masters in Laws (LL.M.) from Georgetown Law School and the College of Europe in Bruges, and her law degree from the Universidad Pontificia DeComillas in Madrid.