Dr Georges Vallindas is Référendaire at the Court of Justice of the European Union. Following a Stage with the President of the Court, he worked from 2008 to 2013 for Judge Soldevila Fragoso at the EU General Court before joining Judge Prof. Rodin at the Court of Justice in September 2013. His published PhD, “The Rationality of EU Merger Control”, has received the “Best PhD in European law Award” from the Aix en Provence Faculty of Law (Aix‑Marseille University). After his LLM in EU Law, he earned a French government Teaching and Research Fellowship in EU, Constitutional and Economic Law while successfully coaching for 5 years the Aix en Provence European law Moot Court Team. Since 2009, he joined the ELMC Society Board, before being elected President in April 2013. Next to his work at the CJEU, Georges tries to be an active EU law academic, writing papers, giving lectures and participating to international conferences. His second book, Droit européen des concentrations, was published by Bruylant (Brussels) in 2017.