IKEA Services B.V.
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Companies & groups
P.O. box: 42
IKEA Service Centre S.A.
Mr Kurt-Jörgen Olsson
General Counsel & Head of Legal Affairs
Ms Katarina Maaskant
Head of Public Affairs, IKEA Group
The business idea of IKEA is to offer a wide range of well designed, functional home furnishing solutions at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The activities related to EU decision making are performed by IKEA Public Affairs. Its mission is to inform IKEA of EU developments that could impact business and to inform EU decision makers of barriers and opportunities regarding EU rules and policies.
Sustainability: the expected circular economy package, Energy Union and the discussions for COP 21 in Paris, energy labelling, eco-design, EU timber regulation
Product market requirements: Product safety, some interation on the need for EDC criteria,
Retail specific: establishment study, infringement cases, Digital Single Market, expected mutual recognition initiative and initiative for strenghtening the internal market for services, MIF regulation and Payments,
High Level Group on Retail Competitiveness
During the almost 2 year mandate IKEA has been represented 3 times in one day meetings.
Expert Group on Horizon 2020 Secure Societies Advisory Group.
The person has been appointed as an individual expert appointed in his/her personal capacity and the views would not necessarily represent the IKEA Groups position.
For 2014-2015 our main activities are related to: market access, waste and circular economy, energy and climate change, product safety, internal market, payment card fees & rules, international trade, food legislation and sustainable consumption.
Less than 25% FTE:
Have also had an intern for 2 month who was writing his thesis while helping us with some tasks.
Also the time spent by the individual expert above has not been included nor the High Level Group participant.
|First name||Surname||Start Date||End Date|
|Anna Cecilia Katarina||MAASKANT||11/02/2015||29/02/2016|
|Axel Bernd Ulrich||Schaefer||03/12/2014||01/06/2015|
ERRT (European Retail Round Table)
European Policy Centre
TIE, Toys Industries of Europe
09/2013 - 08/2014
800,000 € - 899,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.
The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
IKEA Group code of conduct