Fabienne Siredey-Garnier has been appointed Vice President of the French Competition Authority in 2018. Holding a Master’s degree in Law and a second in History, Fabienne Siredey-Garnier also graduated from the French National School of Taxes (École nationale des impôts). After starting her carreer in 1987 at the Directorate-General for Taxation (Direction générale des impôts), in 1992 she joined the Civil Affairs and Seals Directorate of the Ministry of Justice (Direction des affaires civiles et du sceau au ministère de la justice), where she took a special interest in regulated professions. A national expert on secondment to the Legal Service of the European Commission (2000-2001), she handled a wide variety of cases, among which were merger control cases. She joined the judiciary in January 2003. A Deputy State prosecutor (Substitut du Procureur de la République) attached to the Regional Court of Evreux (2003-2005), she was, until 2007, a Judge at the Regional Court of Bobigny (Tribunal de Grande Instance de Bobigny) before joining the Conseil de la concurrence as a Case officer from 2008 to 2009. A Vice-President of the Regional Court of Nanterre until 2014, she was appointed Vice-President of the Regional Court of Paris (Tribunal de grande instance de Paris) in 2015, presiding over the 17th Division of the Court (17ème chambre correctionnelle, focused on the rights of the press), before specializing in financial and economic affairs by taking over the Presidency of the 11th Division (Economic and Financial affairs) as well as the co-presidency of the 32nd Division (cases of the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office) in 2017.