­ 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, 4th version 2017). 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 (presen­tation; cf. publication on Green Public Procure­ment) and in February 2017 to the WTO Symposium on Sustainable Procure­ment (presentation; report; video WTO ECampus). Marc Steiner also contributed to the Climate Law and Governance Day 2019 in Madrid (COP 25) speaking on "Sustainable Public Procurement - A Paradigm Change ?". His latest publication (together with Elisabeth Lang) reads as follows: Public Procurement Regulation: Fostering Market Access and Simultaneously Preventing Corruption - A Swiss Perspective. 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.

Interview 2016