Margrethe Vestager
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Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

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

Responsibilities

  • Mobilising competition policy tools and market expertise to contribute, where appropriate, to creating jobs and promoting growth.
  • Developing the economic and legal approach of assessing competition issues and monitoring the market.
  • Effectively enforcing competition rules in the areas of antitrust, cartels, mergers and state aid.
  • Strengthening the Commission's reputation worldwide and promoting international cooperation in competition issues.

Margrethe Vestager is part of the following Project Teams:

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Team

Margrethe Vestager's team supports her in her daily work.
Team page

Agenda

Appointments and meetings

Wed 27 Jul

Agenda

Receives representatives of Greek Ship Owners Association

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Biography

Danish nationality.

European commissioner for Competition
  • 2014 – present
Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior
  • 2011 – 2014
Political leader of the Social Liberal Party
  • 2011 - 2014
Political leader of the Social Liberal Party and Chairwoman of the parliamentary group
  • 2007 - 2011
Member of Parliament for the Social Liberal party in North Zealand greater constituency
  • 2007 - 2014
Member of Parliament for the Social Liberal party in Frederiksborg County constituency
  • 2001 – 2007
Minister for Education
  • 2000 – 2001
Minister for Education and Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs
  • 1998 – 2000
Head of secretariat with the Agency for Financial Management and Administrative Affairs
  • 1997 – 1998
Special consultant with the Agency for Financial Management and Administrative Affairs
  • 1995 – 1997
Head of section at the Ministry of Finance
  • 1993 – 1995
Master of Science in Economics, University of Copenhagen
  • 1993