Director, Consumer Policy Directorate, DG Health and Consumers,
A lawyer by training, Jacqueline Minor began her career in the European Institutions at the
Court of Justice in 1984 later working as referendaire to the British judges Gordon Slynn and
In the Commission, she spent 16 years in the Directorate-General for the Internal Market,
heading, successively, the units responsible for the regulated professions, policy coordination
A director since 2003, she has been responsible for the knowledge
economy (including intellectual and industrial property regulation) and for horizontal policy
development, participating for example on the Commission's Single Market Review in 2007.
On 1 April 2008, Jacqueline Minor became Director for consumer policy.
The Directorate deals with the integration of consumers' concerns into other areas of the
Commission's work, consumer credit, cosmetics and medical devices, product safety and
cross-border co-operation in solving consumers' problems and protecting their interests.
also responsible for monitoring of consumer markets and produces the Consumers'