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Vestager Margrethe

Vestager Margrethe

European Commission’s Executive Vice-President

Keynote Speech

Keynote Speech

25 Feb 2021 | 17:15 - 17:30

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Vestager Margrethe

Margrethe Vestager, age 52, is the European Commission’s Executive Vice President for a Europe fit for the Digital Age and Commissioner for Competition. She previously served as Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark, and as President of the ECOFIN Council (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).