Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the Commission
Born in September 1956
Christian Danielsson is the Director-General for Neigbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission.
He joined the European Commission in 1995 as a Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Anita Gradin. He held several positions in the Commission, including Deputy Head of Cabinet of Vice-President Verheugen and Director in DG Enlargement. From 2008 to 2010 Christian Danielsson was Permanent Representative for Sweden before he became Deputy Secretary-General of the European Commission in 2011. In 2013 he became Director-General for Enlargement and since 2015 he is Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations.
Before joining the Commission, he worked for the Swedish diplomatic service.
Christian Danielsson has graduated in Business Administration and Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics.