Margrethe Vestager
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Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

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:

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

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

Announcements

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

  • Wed 20 Sep
    NY
    United States

    Delivers a talk on 'How competition can build trust in our societies' at TEDGlobal

    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