Secretary-General of the European Commission

Civil servant of the European Commission

Secretary-General of the European Commission
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Incumbent
Ilze Juhansone

since 1 August 2019
Secretariat-General of the European Commission
StyleSecretary-General
StatusChief executive
Reports toPresident of the European Commission
SeatBrussels, Belgium
Term lengthNo fixed term
Constituting instrumentTreaties of the European Union
Formation1967
First holderÉmile Noël
DeputyDeputy Secretary-General
Websiteec.europa.eu

The Secretary-General of the European Commission is the senior civil servant of the European Commission. The Secretary-General, who is responsible to the President of the European Commission, is in charge of the various Directorates-General, headed by Directors-General.

Their staff form the Secretariat-General of the European Commission.

List of Secretaries-General of the European Commission

  • Émile Noël, France, 1957–1987
  • David Williamson, United Kingdom, 1987–1997
  • Carlo Trojan [nl], The Netherlands, 1997–2000
  • David O'Sullivan, Ireland, 2000–2005
  • Catherine Day, Ireland 2005–2015
  • Alexander Italianer, Netherlands, 2015–2018
  • Martin Selmayr, Germany, 2018–2019[1]
  • Ilze Juhansone, Latvia, 2019–present

See also

References

  1. ^ "European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - President Juncker reorganises his close team; European Commission appoints new Secretary-General". europa.eu. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
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