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Margrethe Vestager

EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT (2019-2024) 

Margrethe Vestager
A Europe Fit for the Digital Age

Email: margrethe-vestager-contactatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (margrethe-vestager-contact[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

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

Press contact

Responsibilities

  • Setting the strategic direction of the political priority "Europe Fit for the Digital Age".
  • Chairing the Commissioners’ Group on a Europe Fit for the Digital Age
  • Commissioner for Competition.
  • Co-leading on a strategy on small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups and a long-term strategy for the EU's industrial future, including competition aspects.
  • Ensuring synergies between civil, defence and space industries.
  • Coordinating work on a European strategy on data and on a European approach to artificial intelligence, including its human and ethical implications.
  • Steering work on upgrading liability and safety rules for digital platforms, services and products as part of a new Digital Services Act, ensuring working conditions of platform workers are properly addressed.
  • Coordinating the Commission's work to achieve fair digital taxation.
  • Strengthening the enforcement of, and reviewing, EU competition rules.

 

Mission letter

1 DECEMBER 2019
President von der Leyen's mission letter to Margrethe Vestager

 

European Parliament hearings

1 DECEMBER 2019
Margrethe Vestager's answers to the European Parliament questionnaire

 

 

Team

Margrethe Vestager's team supports her in her daily work.

My team

Media Gallery

Calendar

Speaks at the European Young Bar Association (EYBA) Summer Conference
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
Participates in the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets Conference on the ECN DMA enforcement
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Transparency

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.

No information is published on meetings taking place in the context of antitrust (including cartels), merger control or state aid procedures. This is in accordance with the relevant Commission decision.

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.

Biography

  1. 2019 - present
    Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and Competition, European Commission
  2. 2014-2019
    Commissioner for Competition, European Commission
  3. 2011-2014
    Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior, Denmark
  4. 2007-2014
    Political Leader of the Social Liberal Party, Denmark
  5. 2011-2014
    Member of Parliament, Denmark
  6. 2000-2001
    Minister for Education, Denmark
1 DECEMBER 2019
Margrethe Vestager's biography

 

Declaration of interests

1 FEBRUARY 2024
Declaration of interests - Margrethe Vestager