Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

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

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring appropriate financial, human and institutional resources to deliver on EU objectives and a smooth and swift transition to the long-term EU budget for 2021-2027.
  • Leading on the annual assessment of accounts (“discharge process”), to improve the performance of budgetary spending and maintaining the lowest possible error rate.
  • Continuing to modernise the Commission by developing a new human resources strategy that can attract, develop and retain highly-qualified staff to deliver on EU priorities. 
  • Continuing to progress on gender equality at all levels of management and instilling a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Implementing full digitalisation of the Commission and ensuring that staff have the right digital skills.
  • Ensuring the Commission has the right infrastructure to address security threats.
  • Overseeing work to protect the EU’s financial interests, including through the implementation of the Commission’s anti-fraud strategy and supporting the European Anti-Fraud Office’s work, while preserving its independence.
  • Ensuring seamless cooperation with the European Public Prosecutor’s Office. 

Mission Letter

DownloadPDF - 595 KB

European Parliament hearings

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Team

Johannes Hahn's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

  • Mon 06 Dec
    Meeting

    Receives Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

    Johannes Hahn
  • Mon 06 Dec
    Meeting

    Participates in the 2020 Discharge Hearing in the European Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control

    Johannes Hahn

Transparency

As part of the Commission’s commitment to transparency, Commissioners and their members of Cabinet publish information on meetings held with organisations or self-employed individuals.

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 Commissioner for Budget and Administration

    2019 - present

  • European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

    2014-2019

  • European Commissioner for Regional Policy

    2010-2014

  • Minister for Science and Research

    2007-2010

  • Member of the Vienna regional government

    2003-2007

  • Member of the Vienna regional parliament

    1996-2003

  • Board member, later CEO of Novomatic AG

    1997-2003

  • Executive Director of the Austrian's People Party

    1992-1997

  • Managerial functions in different areas of Austrian industry

    1989-1992

  • Secretary General of the Austrian Managers Association

    1987-1989

  • Doctorate in philosophy from the University of Vienna

    1987