Sebastian Vos is chair of Covington’s global public policy practice, and heads its European division. He has extensive experience in the European Union and advises clients as they navigate and manage today’s global regulatory and policy challenges.
Mr. Vos provides clients with strategic public policy, regulatory, and communications advice on a range of competition, trade, transactional and sectoral issues. Mr. Vos has particular expertise in advising companies in the technology, life sciences, financial services, energy and transport sectors.
Mr. Vos was formerly a partner at a leading global public affairs consultancy. Prior to this, he was head of the competition practice at a strategic communications agency. He worked as an attorney at a magic circle firm, specialising in Antitrust, Competition and Trade law, as well as being a member of the Public Policy practice. He has also worked at the European Commission, and was part of its Delegation to the United States in 2000.
Mr. Vos has written articles on legal and political developments in various publications, including Europe’s World, Bloomberg Business Law Review and European Competition Law Review. He has also been a commentator on broadcast media including CNBC and Bloomberg TV.
Mr. Vos was educated at Utrecht University (LL.M.) and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where he was a Fulbright scholar.