Zalando SE

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Registration as it was on 13 May 2022
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Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.25 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Zalando SE

    EU Transparency Register

    877966419254-70 First registered on 17 Dec 2015

    Goals / Remit

    Zalando is a leading European online platform for fashion and lifestyle. Founded in Berlin in 2008, we bring head-to-toe fashion to more than 48 million active customers in 23 markets, offering clothing, footwear, accessories, and beauty. Our assortment of 5,800 international brands ranges from world famous names to local labels. Our platform is a one-stop fashion destination for inspiration, innovation, and interaction. As Europe’s most fashionable tech company, we work hard to find digital solutions for every aspect of the fashion journey: for our customers, partners and every valuable player in the Zalando story. Zalando counts around 17,000 employees from 140 different nationalities. (

    Main EU files targeted

    Proposal for a regulation on contestable and fair markets in the digital sector (Digital Markets Act)
    Proposal for a regulation on a Single Market for Digital Services (Digital Services Act);
    Proposal for a regulation on General Product Safety
    Review of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (“VBER”) and Vertical Guidelines
    Review of the Horizontal Block Exemption Regulation (“HBER”) and Horizontal Guidelines
    Review of the Market Definition Notice
    Proposal for a regulation on artificial intelligence (Artificial Intelligence Act)
    Proposal for a regulation on European Digital Identity
    Proposal for a regulation on European data governance (Data Governance Act)
    Proposal for a regulation on harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data
    (Data Act)
    Proposal for a regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (e-privacy)
    Initiative on Digital Levy
    Customs Union Action Plan

    Proposal for a directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence
    Proposal for a directive on Corporate Sustainability Reporting
    EU strategy for sustainable textiles
    Legislative proposal for substantiating green claims made by companies
    Legislative proposal empowering consumers in the green transition
    Sustainable Product Policy Initiative
    Review of the Waste Framework Directive
    Review of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
    New circular economy action plan


    Head Office
    Zalando SE Valeska-Gert-Strasse 5
    Berlin 10243
    EU Office
    Zalando SE Valeska-Gert-Strasse 5
    Berlin 10243


  • 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 08 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Jan Wittrodt 09 Jun 2017 26 May 2018
    Ms Gesa Schulz 23 Apr 2016 20 Apr 2017
    Ms Lisa Moersch 22 Apr 2016 20 Apr 2017

    Complementary Information


    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


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    European Tech Alliance (EUTA - EU)
    E-Commerce Europe (EU)

    bevh (Der e-commerce Verband - DE)
    Bitkom (DE)
    Bundesverband Deutsche Startups (DE)
    Wirtschaftskoaltion Digitales & Daten (DE)
    Handelsverband – Verband österreichischer Mittel- und Großbetriebe des Handels (AT) (CH)
    FEVAD (FR)
    Be-commerce (BE)
    Thuiswinkel (NL)
    Izba Gospodarki Elektronicznej (PL)
    Dansk Erhverv - Digital Handel (DK)
    Svensk Digital Handel AB (SW)
    Valmakauppa (SE, FI)

    Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
    Global Fashion Agenda (GFA)
    Policy Hub (
    Ellen MacArthur Foundation
    Fashion For Good
    Forum for the future
    Textile Exchange

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    fti consulting belgium 50,000€ - 99,999€
    g plus ltd (t/a portland) 50,000€ - 99,999€
    avisa partners 10,000€ - 24,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    g plus ltd (t/a portland)

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    12 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.

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