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Rachel Brandenburger (UK and USA)

UK Board


Recognized globally as a leading international antitrust and regulatory law and policy advisor, Rachel works at the interface of government and business. She is a trusted advisor at board and senior executive levels to businesses and governments around the world.

She has an international outlook and experience of living and working in the U.K., Europe and the U.S.A. as a member of private and public sector organizations. She was Special Advisor, International to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, based in Washington D.C. (2010-2013), a Partner in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, based in Brussels and London (1988-2009), and is currently a Senior Advisor & Foreign Legal Consultant to Hogan Lovells US LLP, based in New York.

She is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Institute of European & Comparative Law and a Visiting Law Fellow at St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford, where she teaches seminars on the global dimension of competition law and policy.

As well as her position on the Equality Now board, she is a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network, a member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute and the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Antitrust Section and holds non-executive board/trustee positions in a number of organizations in the U.S.A. and U.K., including the American Friends of the British Council and the University of Oxford Law Foundation.