Timo Pesonen has been the Director-General of the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs since March 2019.
Immediately prior to his current role, he was Director-General of the Directorate-General for Communication. Before that, he worked in several policy areas in the European Commission. Notably, he was Head of cabinet of Vice-President Olli Rehn responsible for economic and monetary affairs and the euro. He started his professional career with Finnish Defence Forces
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