Centre on Regulation in Europe

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Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

11.75 Fte (16)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Centre on Regulation in Europe   (CERRE)

    EU Transparency Register

    041592911733-05 First registered on 21 Aug 2013

    Goals / Remit

    The Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) is the European think tank dedicated to ever better regulation for the energy, tech, media, telecom, mobility and water sectors.We bring decisive contributions to the improvement of regulation by:

    DEVELOPING high-quality, independent, policy-oriented research undertaken by top-level academics.

    EMBRACING a cross-sector approach, actively adapting to technology, business models, markets and policy developments.

    DISSEMINATING concrete and highly relevant policy-driven analyses and recommendations.

    PROVIDING an environment that builds bridges and enables informed, open and insightful discussions between policy, regulatory and corporate decision-makers from different sectors, as well as civil society and academics.

    Main EU files targeted

    Energy Union – European Green Deal – Fit for 55 – REDII - Winter Package – RePowerEU – European Data Spaces – Data Act - Data Protection - Digital Agenda - Electronic Communications Code – Digital Markets Act – Digital Services Act - GDPR - #NoPlace4Hate - REFIT of AVMS Directive - Fourth Railway Package – Clean Mobility Package – Competition – Revision of eCommerce Directive – Artificial Intelligence – European Data Strategy – European Industrial Strategy – Standardisation – Digital Identity – Online payment – Broadband State Aid Guidelines – Horizontal Agreements Guidelines – Merger Review – Short Term Rentals – Product Safety – Sustainable Urban Mobility Framework


    Head Office
    Avenue Louise, 475/10
    Bruxelles 1050
    EU Office
    Avenue Louise, 475/10
    Bruxelles 1050


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Bruno LIEBHABERG 22 Mar 2018 21 Mar 2019
    Mr Per Olof GRANSTRÖM 20 Mar 2018 19 Mar 2019

    Complementary Information

    This only includes CERRE's secretariat and the academic director and co-directors. It does not include the +/- 25 Research Fellows and other academics regularly working on CERRE research projects, nor the Senior Advisors who provide ad hoc input to CERRE strategy

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Think tanks and research institutions

  • Networking


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year


    Major funding types in closed year

    Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    CERRE publishes studies and organises dissemination activities (workshops, forum meetings and high-level seminars) on topics related to the economic regulation of network and digital industries.

  • Meetings


    9 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 07 Nov 2022 Location Brussels (VC)
      Subject Global Governance for the Digital Ecosystems: Preserving Convergence and Organizing Co-existence
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Nov 2021 Location Online
      Subject Gas market and security of supply framework.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      • Tatiana Marquez Uriarte (Cabinet member)
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Oct 2021 Location videoconference
      Subject Cross interview on chips-act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 13 Sep 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Laure to speak at their internal, yearly Energy & Sustainability Academic meeting to give an overview of the Commission's vision for Fit for 55; what is to come over the longer-term; to discuss policy areas.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jun 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject e-Debate - Regulatory models for online platforms
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 10 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of CERRE + Discussions on Green Deal and Energy and Climate Transition
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      • Thor-Sten Vertmann (Cabinet member)
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Jul 2019 Location BRUSSELS
      Subject CERRE's White Paper’ on EU regulatory priorities for 2019-2024 in the digital and network industries
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Executive Seminar
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of study "Evaluating Market Consolidation in Mobile Communications"
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
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