­ CV Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner holds a Master of Law from the University of Basel and is admitted to the bar. He has delivered an expertise on Green Public Pro­cure­ment in Switzer­land (2006) and issued a working paper on how to integrate social aspects in public procurement processes (2009, 3rd version 2015). Marc Steiner has been appointed as a Judge to the Swiss Federal Admini­strative Court in 2007 (2nd Division, primarily in charge of economic matters including pub­lic procure­ment and competition). His comparative approach has been stimu­lated especially during two internships at the CJEU (1996 and 2008). He is one of four co-authors of the standard reference work on the practice of public procurement in Switzerland ("Praxis des öffentlichen Beschaf­fungsrechts", 3rd edition 2013). Further­more, Marc Steiner was invited to act as an expert during the public hearing of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the European Parliament on "Modernisation of Public Procure­ment" (May 2011; rapporteur: Heide Rühle). He also contributed to the revised UNEP-Guidelines on the Implementation of Sustai­nable Public Procurement (2012). In September 2015 he was invited as a speaker to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement Sympo­sium in Geneva (Session 3: The New Work Programmes of the GPA Committee and related policy conside­rations [presentation]; cf. publication on Green Public Procure­ment). Marc Steiner is a member of the Advisory Board of Trans­parency International (Swiss Chapter) focusing on integrity in the government procurement process and at the same time a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of swisscleantech, the Swiss association for stake­holders in the green economy, dealing with sustainable (public) procurement issues.