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Carsten Zatschler new Director of Legal and Executive Affairs



Carsten ZatschlerThe EFTA Surveillance Authority has appointed Mr. Carsten Zatschler as new Director of its Legal and Executive Affairs Directorate.

Mr. Zatschler will succeed Mr. Xavier Lewis, who has departed from the Authority to return to the European Commission.

Carsten Zatschler studied law in Cambridge, Paris and Berlin and was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 1999, specialising in EU law both in an advisory capacity and in litigation in front of national and EU courts. Between 2004 and 2013, he served in the cabinets of three successive British Judges at the Court of Justice of the European Union, first as Legal Secretary and later as Head of Cabinet.

Carsten Zatschler is a German national, born and raised in Brussels, and speaks fluent English, German and French. He will take up his position at the Authority on 1 September 2015.


For further information, please contact:

Mr. Andreas Kjeldsberg Pihl
Press & Information Officer
tel. (+32)(0)2 286 18 66
mob. (+32)(0)492 900 187

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