ACEF Speaker

Annetje Ottow

President of the Executive Board,
Leiden University

Annetje Ottow is President of the Executive Board of Leiden University. She is also a professor of Public Economic Law at the Faculty of Law. In the Board, she is responsible for the portfolios of: Strategy, Valorisation, Alliances, external and international relations, Communication, Alumni policy, Social safety, Diversity and inclusion, Sustainability Annetje Ottow graduated in business law at Leiden University, and went on to receive a Master of Laws from Queen Mary College in London in 1990. She then worked in the legal profession for 16 years. From 2006 to 2013, she was a member of the Board of the Independent Post and Telecommunications Authority (OPTA). In 2006, Ottow obtained her PhD from the University of Amsterdam, with a study on regulation of the telecoms sector. In her research, which focuses on regulators and market forces, she combines academic expertise with practical experience.


  • Closing Plenary: Providing a Just and Inclusive Clean Energy Transition for All