• Margrethe Vestager

    Commissioner for Competition and Executive Vice-President, European Commission

    Margrethe Vestager, age 53, is Executive Vice president for a Europe fit for the digital age. She previously served as Commissioner for Competition (2014-19). She was Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark; 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).

    Speaker for following sessions
    • 09:45 - 30-11-2021 Ms. Margrethe Vestager will address the priorities of the European Commission relating to the digitalisation of the economy and industry, R&D investments in digital technologies and the potential of digital technologies in addressing our time’s societal challenges.
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