Harrie Temmink

European Commission
Deputy Head of Unit

Harrie Temmink is currently Deputy Head of the Online and Postal Unit at DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission. His main responsibilities include online gambling, "notice-and-action" procedures, e-commerce policy, media services and legal issues related to the postal acquis.

Harrie has a Dutch Law Degree and a Spanish Language and Literature Degree from the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands). After his studies he became a lecturer in Public Economic Law at the same university while working part-time at the Netherlands Competition Authority. From 2000-2003, he served as a Legal Secretary to the Court of Justice of the European Communities (Luxembourg). In the period 2003-2008 he was employed at the Industrial Property Unit of DG Internal Market and Services. From 2008 - 2010, Harrie was Member of Cabinet of Mrs Meglena Kuneva, European Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.

Harrie Temmink is editorial board member of the Netherlands Review of European Law (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees Recht) and a guest lecturer EU law and policy in Belgium and The Netherlands.

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