Mr. Emmanuel Pieters is Executive Director of the Directorate General Regulation of the Federal Public Service Economy of Belgium.

Graduated in law from the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL).

He worked as a lawyer at the Brussels Bar until 1997.

He taught for ten years, as a visiting professor, Economic Law and Business Law at the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA) in Namur.

Within the Federal Public Service Economy, he successively worked in the Legal Department , led the study department and served as General Counsel of the Division of Financial Regulations.

He lead the Directorate General Regulation and Market Organization from 2010 to 2013.

Since 2014, he is also President of the Ethics Commission for Telecommunications.

In the framework of his functions, he lead the transposition in Belgium of the Services Directive and the redaction of the new Code of economic law. He is also a member of the OECD Steering Group on Corporate Governance.