Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager, age 53, is Executive Vice President of the European Commission responsible a Europe fit for the digital age and European Commissioner for competition. She previously served as European Commissioner for competition (2014-2019), Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark, and as President of the ECOFIN Council during the Danish EU Presidency (2012). She was Political leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party (2007-14), and has worked for the Danish Ministry of Finance (1993-95). Ms. Vestager holds an MSc in Economics (University of Copenhagen).