Maria Wasastjerna is a Senior Legal Counsel at Nokia, a Finnish multinational technology company. Maria is part of Nokia’s Legal & Compliance team and advises businesses and corporate functions on matters concerning competition law, regulatory and compliance. Before joining Nokia in 2014, Maria was Head of Legal in a Finnish technology start-up company. Prior to that, Maria worked for several years as an attorney in the Nordic law firm Roschier. She was also visiting lawyer with GE Healthcare and Nokia. Maria’s earlier professional experience includes working in the European Commission’s DG Competition, the Office of International Affairs at the US Federal Trade Commission in Washington DC, and the law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels. Maria holds LLM degrees from the College of Europe in Bruges and Georgetown Law School in Washington DC, where she was a Fulbright Scholar. She is a qualified lawyer in Finland and New York. In 2017, Maria was listed amongst the ’30 in their 30s’ Notable Women in Competition in Europe.