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President
Jean-Claude Juncker
European Commission
Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200
1049 Brussels
Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Role

The President is the head of the European Commission. According to the Treaties, he decides on the organisation of the Commission, allocates portfolios to members of the Commission and can make changes at any time. The President also determines the Commission's policy agenda, defending the general European interest. The President was elected by the European Parliament on the basis of his Political Guidelines that were formed drawing on his contacts with the parliamentary committees and the strategic guidelines for the Union presented by the European Council of 27 June 2014:

The President chairs the weekly Commission meetings and sets its policy agenda.

He represents the Commission in:

  • European Council meetings
  • G7 and G20 summits
  • Bilateral summits with third countries
  • Major debates in the European Parliament and the Council (with representatives of national governments)

Team

President's Juncker's team supports him in his daily work.

Announcements

Agenda

Appointments and meetings

Wed 01 Jul
Wed 01 Jul

Biography

Luxembourgish nationality. Married.

President of the European Commission

2014-present

President of the Euro Group

2004-2013

Prime Minister of Luxembourg

1995-2013

Prime Minister, Minister of State, Minister for the Treasury

July 2009–2013

Prime Minister, Minister of State and Minister for Finance

1999–2009

Prime Minister, Minister of State, Minister for Finance, Minister for Labour and Employment

1995–1999

Minister for Finance and Minister for Labour

1994–1995

Minister for Finance and Minister for Labour

1989–1994

Minister for Labour, Minister Delegate for the Budget

1984–1989

State Secretary for Labour and Social Security

1982 - 1984

Joined the CSV party

1974