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Gert-Jan Koopman

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Position(s):

Director, Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission
Brussels, Belgium

Experience & Areas of Interest:

Gert-Jan Koopman joined the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) in May 2008. As Director for Economic Service and Structural Reforms, Koopman coordinates structural reforms and the Economic Service function. He also vets Impact Assessments produced by Commission departments, as a member of the Impact Assessment Board.

Before joining DG ECFIN, Koopman was Director for Industrial Policy and Economic Reforms in the Directorate-General for Enterprise & Industry. Koopman had also served as Head of Cabinet for Neil Kinnock, Vice-President for Administrative Reform, and was researcher and policy adviser for the University of Utrecht and the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.

Education:

  • University of Amsterdam

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