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Johannes Hahn

COMMISSIONER (2019-2024)

Johannes Hahn
Budget and Administration

Email: cab-hahn-contactatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (cab-hahn-contact[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

Adress: Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

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  • 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

President von der Leyen's mission letter to Johannes Hahn

European Parliament hearings

Johannes Hahn's answers to the European Parliament questionnaire


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

My team

Media Gallery


Delivers a keynote speech at the “Global Borrowers & Bond Investors Forum”
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Johannes Hahn
Receives Brigitta Pallauf, President of the Salzburg Landtag, and Mr Franz Schausberger, President of the Institute of the Regions of Europe
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Johannes Hahn


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.

signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

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.


  1. 2019 - present
    European Commissioner for Budget and Administration
  2. 2014-2019
    European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
  3. 2010-2014
    European Commissioner for Regional Policy
  4. 2007-2010
    Minister for Science and Research
  5. 2003-2007
    Member of the Vienna regional government
  6. 1996-2003
    Member of the Vienna regional parliament
  7. 1997-2003
    Board member, later CEO of Novomatic AG
  8. 1992-1997
    Executive Director of the Austrian's People Party
  9. 1989-1992
    Managerial functions in different areas of Austrian industry
  10. 1987-1989
    Secretary General of the Austrian Managers Association
  11. 1987
    Doctorate in philosophy from the University of Vienna
Johannes Hahn's biography


Declaration of interests

14 FEBRUARY 2024
Interessenerklarung - Johannes Hahn