Andriani Ferti started her career as a qualified lawyer at the international law firm Clifford Chance LLP in Brussels, Belgium, and since September 2017 is a senior associate at renowned Greek law firm Karatzas & Partners in Athens, Greece.
She advises clients on EU regulatory and competition matters with special focus on the information and communications technology sector. She has represented some household names in the ICT sector such as Oracle, Deutsche Telekom, Νokia, Naspers and Mozilla before the European Commission in some of the most prominent competition cases related to the sector such as the antitrust investigations of the European Commission against Microsoft, and the Oracle / Sun Microsystems merger. Andriani had an active role in the European Commission’s antitrust investigations against Google in relation to Google Search and its Android operating system representing numerous complainants such as Deutsche Telekom and trade association FairSearch.
Andriani has been recognised amongst the 30 in their 30s Notable Women Competition Professionals in Private Practice by media company PaRR and W@ association.
Andriani has also served as a rapporteur of the Digital Greece 2020 working group on interoperability and open standards, and has regularly spoken in the past at public hearings of the European Parliament as an expert in interoperability matters. More recently, she sat on the advisory board of the CEPS Task Force on Software Vulnerability Disclosure (SVD) in Europe, and contributed the section of the report prepared by the task force addressing the legal challenges associated with SVD.
Andriani graduated cum laude from the Law School of the University of Athens, Greece in 2005. She holds an LL.M. from UC Berkeley. During her studies at UC Berkeley she wrote a thesis on validity and enforceability issues related to the GNU General Public Licence.
In the past, she worked with technology-focused non-profit association One Laptop per Child, the association behind the development and proliferation of the so-called “one-hundred-dollar laptop,” on open source software matters, as well as the Greek telecoms incumbent OTE S.A.
Andriani also holds a piano soloist diploma from the National Conservatory of Greece.