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Peggy Bracco Gartner


Mr. M.E.J. Bracco Gartner
+31 71 527 5156

Peggy Bracco Gartner joined the Institute of Private Law as a lecturer on 1 April 2017.

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Before Peggy Bracco Gartner joined the university, she worked in the financial sector for over 25 years. She combines her part-time tenure at the Hazelhoff Centre for Financial Law with dispute resolution at the Dutch Financial Complaints Institute (KiFiD).

After completing her law studies at Leiden University, Peggy started her career at the Dutch Ministry of Finance as a policy advisor in 1991, where she worked on the EU Investment Services Directive, contributing to the EU legislative process as well as transposing the rules into Dutch law. In 1993, Peggy joined ABN AMRO Bank's Legal department, where she worked for almost ten years as in-house counsel in investment services and in corporate affairs.

Peggy then served as criminal law judge at the Haarlem District Court from 2003. She left the bench to join the Authority for the Financial Markets in 2006, where she worked as a Senior Supervision Officer in capital markets (prospectus supervision) and in supervision on financial institutions, focusing on investment firms and collective investment schemes. From 2011 to 2016, Peggy worked as a Senior Policy Advisor at the AFM's Strategy and International Affairs Department, where she was responsible for the AFM contribution to the MiFID II legislative proposals on investor protection matters.  Peggy represented AFM in ESMA Investor Protection and Intermediaries Standing Committee and IOSCO Committee 3 - Market Intermediaries. Peggy also served as a board member at pension fund AFM for three years. After leaving AFM in 2016, Peggy had various Supervisory Board roles with Dutch pension funds between 2017 and 2022.

In 2019, Peggy Bracco Gartner was appointed as a member of the Dutch Financial Complaints Institute (KiFiD), where she has also served as Vice Chair of the investments complaints chamber since 2022.


Peggy Bracco Gartner is the Academic Coordinator for the Advanced LL.M. in Law & Finance and teaches in the Dutch Financial Law master’s programme.


Financial supervision regulation (investment services) and consumer dispute resolution (financial services).


Dutch and English


  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Privaatrecht
  • Financieel Recht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number C2.21



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