Ditte Juul Jorgensen
Director General, Directorate General for Energy
Ms. Ditte Juul Jørgensen became the Director-General for Energy at the European Commission on 1 August 2019. In this capacity, she leads the Directorate-General and its efforts to ensure access to affordable, secure, reliable and clean energy for all Europeans; to promote efficient production and use of energy; and to drive the process of becoming the first climate-neutral continent while contributing to Europe’s sustainable growth and job creation. A committed civil servant in the European Commission since 1992, Ms. Juul Jørgensen also held Head of Unit and Director positions in the Directorate-General for Trade. Ms. Juul Jørgensen has almost twenty years of experience in multilateral trade policy and World Trade Organization matters. Ms. Juul Jørgensen’s career also includes service as the Head of the Economic Section of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations in New York, where she represented the European Union on trade, sustainable development, international partnerships, finance and legal issues. Ms. Juul Jørgensen is a law graduate from the University of Copenhagen and the College of Europe.