Gerasimos Sofianatos is the Deputy Head at the European Commission, DG CNECT Unit B5, “Investment in high-capacity networks”. He has been a Commission official since 2011 and worked in different roles related to policy and implementation of the EU Regulatory Framework for Electronic Communications.
Gerasimos led the team monitoring and implementing EU law and the European Electronic Communications Code. Before joining the Commission, Gerasimos worked as a legal officer at the Cypriot National Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications (OCECPR). He is a Member of the Athens Bar Association, where he practiced competition law after completing his master’s in business law and a Ph.D. in competition law at the Paris 1- Sorbonne University.
He also holds a law degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a post-graduate degree in Economics for Competition law from the King’s College London.