Dr. Emmanuela N. Truli is Lecturer of Civil Law in the Department of Business Administration of the Athens University for Economics and Business. Until December 2013 she was Commissioner-Rapporteur of the Hellenic Competition Commission. Previously, and since 2006 when she joined the authority, she had served the Directorate General of Competition as Legal Expert, Head of Division and Deputy Head of Legal Services. Both before and during her term as Member of the Board-Rapporteur of the HCC, she handled numerous cases in major product and services sectors of the economy, including energy (natural gas and oil) and banking. Also, she represented the authority in various EU competition meetings (ECN, ECA) as well as in international organizations (OECD, UNCTAD).
She holds an LL.M. from Columbia Law School, New York, and a Ph.D. from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. She has published her doctoral thesis in Germany and academic papers in Greek, German, UK and US journals. She taught commercial and insurance law at the Universities of Patras and Piraeus and was elected Lecturer of Civil Law at the Athens University of Economics and Business in 2010.
She is an attorney-at-law, admitted to the Athens (since 1998) and New York Bar (since 2004) and has worked in law firms based in Munich and Athens. Her areas of expertise include civil and commercial law, competition law, telecommunications, arbitration, distribution agreements, medical malpractice and insurance. She speaks English, German, French and Spanish.