Christian Danielsson

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 becoming 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.