Temmink - Harrie
Harrie Temmink is currently Deputy Head of the Online and Postal Unit at DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.
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 November 2008 - February 2010, Harrie was Member of Cabinet of Mrs Meglena Kuneva, European Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.
His publications concern, inter alia, the free movement of goods, persons and services; harmonisation of legislation, “flanking policies” (media, consumers, environment, culture, public health etc.); competition and state aids; IP law and Dutch public economic law. 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.