Director, Sustainability, Food, Energy, Health and Safety - BEUC - The European Consumer Organisation
Sylvia Maurer is Director for Sustainability, Energy, Food, Health and Safety at BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation. BEUC acts as the umbrella group in Brussels for its members and its main task is to represent them at European level and defend the interests of all Europe’s consumers.
BEUC investigates EU decisions and developments likely to affect consumers, with a special focus on financial services, food, digital rights, consumer rights & enforcement and sustainability.
Sylvia supervises BEUC’s food, health, energy, sustainability and safety teams. She represents BEUC in Commission working groups such as the Consumer Safety Network.
Moreover, she oversees externally funded projects on Ecodesign, the EU Ecolabel, sustainable cars and chemicals. Sylvia joined BEUC in December 2007.
She studied Political Science and European Studies at the Universities of Bonn, Bradford and Berlin.