Government and Regulatory Affairs Executive, IBM
Merel Wackwitz is a government and regulatory affairs executive at IBM Europe, based in Brussels. Prior to this role she worked as a Strategy & Change consultant in IBM's Global Business Services division. Before joining IBM, Wackwitz worked as an assistant to Vice-President Neelie Kroes, the former Commissioner for the Digital Agenda at the European Commission.
Before this she also worked for six months in the Political & Trade department at the EU delegation to Israel. She holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University College of Utrecht, and a Master’s degree in European Studies from Kings College London.