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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European Parliament hearings

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Team

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

Agenda

Appointments and meetings

Fri 30 Sep

Agenda

Meets with Mr Morten Østergaard, Leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party (Radikale Venstre); Mr Kristian Thulesen Dahl, Leader of the Danish People's Party (Dansk Folkeparti); Copenhagen, Denmark

With: Margrethe Vestager
Fri 30 Sep

Agenda

Meets with Mr Jacob Holbraad, Representative of the Confederation of Danish Employers (DA); participates in the meeting of the Social Liberal Party; Copenhagen, Denmark

With: Margrethe Vestager

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