Contact

Address:

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

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

Responsibilities

  • Commission lead on building a people-orientated economy that delivers stability, jobs, growth and investment.
  • Coordinating work on the Commission’s economic crisis response to the Coronavirus pandemic, including the EU’s recovery strategy.
  • Preserving and improving financial stability, protecting savers and investors and ensuring the flow of capital to where it is most needed.
  • Chairing the Commissioners’ Group on an Economy that Works for People, leading the Commission's work on the European Semester, deepening the Economic and Monetary Union and on strengthening the international role of the euro.
  • Steering EU economic policy towards wider societal and environmental goals; maximising the impact of EU investment to support industry with the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan.
  • Coordinating the work to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights and to strengthen the role of social dialogue at European level
  • Leading on relations with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB).
  • Co-leading the Commission's work on a long-term strategy for Europe’s industrial future, with the Executive Vice-President for Europe in a Digital Age.
  • Ensuring a level playing field in trade and economic relations with international partners.
  • Managing and coordinating the participation of the Commission in the ‘Economic and Financial Affairs’ Council meetings, the Eurogroup, the economic dialogue with the European Parliament, the Macroeconomic Dialogue and the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.
  • Guiding progress on completing the Banking Union and speeding up progress on a Capital Markets Union.
  • Developing a green financing strategy to ensure a climate-neutral economy and a new digital finance strategy.
  • Developing a new approach to fighting money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities.
  • Securing Europe’s resilience to extraterritorial sanctions by non-EU countries and ensuring proper enforcement of sanctions imposed by the EU.

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Valdis Dombrovskis' team supports him on his daily work.
Team page

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

Transparency

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In line with the Commission's Code of Conduct for Members of the Commission, each Commissioner publishes a Declaration of Interests.

A signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

A machine-readable version of all Declarations is also published. This is in line with the requirements of the Code of Conduct.

The Declarations of Interests follow the requirements set out in Article 3 and in Annex 1 of the new Code of Conduct for Commissioners.

Biography

  • European Commission Executive Vice-President responsible for an Economy that Works for People

    2019 - present

  • European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

    2016-2019

  • European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue

    2014-2016

  • Member of the European Parliament (MEP) representing the European People’s Party

    2014

  • Member of Parliament (Saeima) in Latvia

    2014

  • Prime Minister of Latvia

    2009-2014

  • Member of the European Parliament (MEP) representing the European People’s Party

    2004-2009

  • Finance Minister of Latvia

    2002-2004

  • Chief Economist at the Monetary Policy Department, Bank of Latvia

    2001-2002