Competition Agency Leaders Executive Programme (CALEP)


 6-10 July 2019  Rhodes, Greece  


Co-organised by the
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 
Competition and Regulation European Summer School and Conference (CRESSE)


» CALEP Programme Synopsis

» 2019 CALEP Agenda



The Competition Agency Leaders Executive Programme (CALEP) is a yearly training program co-organised by the OECD Competition Division and CRESSE. The programme is taught by eminent competition professors, lawyers, economists and members of the OECD Secretariat. The course is tailored to Heads of competition agencies, Commissioners, Board Members and Senior Officials (Directors General and other high-level officers) of competition agencies throughout the world.

Its main objectives and intended learning outcomes are to give an opportunity to participants to:

  • get acquainted with the economic theories that underlie competition law and the methods and tools that are used to assess potentially anticompetitive business practices
  • learn about how to manage the external and internal environments of competition agencies and about the assessment of economic evidence in Courts
  • learn about the latest developments in competition law in EU, North America and other jurisdictions
  • get acquainted with  OECD instruments, guidelines and best practices, as well as with recent OECD policy work and discussions on the digital economy and other topics
  • get acquainted with HR management issues, developing talent, career progression, leadership and leading change.

A multidisciplinary approach is followed, with courses in competition economics and law and in management taught by leading experts with deep expertise and vast practical experience in competition law and its enforcement from academia, policy world and from the private and public sector.

The course runs for four and a half days and includes 18 sessions, two special lectures and a keynote lecture.

» Download the CALEP Programme Synopsis

» Download the 2019 CALEP Agenda

2019 CALEP Lecturers
Dr. Matthew Bennett [Bio]
White & Case
Prof. Assimakis Komninos‌ [Bio]
White & Case
Prof. Olga Epitropaki [Bio]
Durham University Business School
Prof. William Kovacic [Bio]‌ 
Director, Competition Law Centre, The George Washington Univesity
  Prof. Amelia Fletcher [Bio]
Durham University Business School
Dr. Federica Maiorano [Bio]
Dr. António Gomes [Bio]
Nancy Papalexandris [Bio]
Athens University of Economics and Business
Prof. Frédéric Jenny [Bio]
Prof. Maarten Pieter Schinkel [Bio] 
University of Amsterdam

Prof. Yannis Katsoulacos [Bio]
Athens University of Economics and Business

Sabine Zigelski [Bio] 

Program Application

To apply for a place in the Competition Agency Leaders Executive Programme (CALEP) please fill in the CALEP Application Form and send it together with a short CV to the CRESSE Secretariat (


CRESSE Secretariat
Ms Alexandra SARAFIDOU
Athens University of Economics and Business 76, Patission Str. GR10434, Athens, GREECE
Tel +30 210 8203348 Fax +30 210 8223259



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