Tina Søreide joins OECD bureau

Tina Søreide, Director General of the Norwegian Competition Authority has formally become a member of the Competition Committee Bureau at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). She has been invited to join the Bureau due to her expertise in competition policy and her commitment to contributing to global economic discussions.

The bureau is a governing body for the OECD’s Competition Committee. Members of the Bureau are selected from the competition authorities represented on the committee. Their task is to provide input on the topics to be discussed at the Competition Committee’s meetings, as well as on the overall work of the Competition Committee.

Each representative is a member for 2-3 years.

– I am grateful to be included in the Bureau. It gives us a better opportunity to influence important processes for more effective competition control internationally, says Tina Søreide.

Since the 1960s, the OECD has been an important driver for developing regulations and exchanging best practices in various areas, including competition.

The Competition Committee discusses current competition policy issues relevant to enforcement. The discussions are based on input from experts and representatives from competition authorities around the world. The work results in recommendations to member countries, as well as guidelines and various tools that can be used in enforcement.

The Competition Committee also conducts assessments of whether countries wishing to join the OECD meet relevant criteria in the field of competition, which makes the OECD an important promotor of good regulation.

Portrait photo of Tina Søreide
Tina Søreide, Director General of the Norwegian Competition Authority.