Mariya Gabriel has been appointed as the new Member of the European Commission for the Digital Economy and Society. She will contribute to delivering a Digital Single Market, helping to lay the groundwork for Europe's digital future with EU-wide telecommunications networks, digital services that cross borders and a wave of innovative European start-ups.

Mariya Gabriel is the new Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society

Mariya Gabriel has been the candidate proposed by the Bulgarian Government as Commissioner to replace former Member of the Commission Kristalina Georgieva. On 4 July, the European Parliament voted to approve Mariya Gabriel’s nomination to be the next European digital commissioner.

Her responsibilities as the Member of the European Commission for Digital Economy and Society are:

For more information, see Mariya Gabriel's official profile.