Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager

Executive Vice-President For A Europe Fit For The Digital Age And Competition
European Commission

Margrethe Vestager, age 53, is Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and Competition, European Commission. 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).