Maria Elena Scoppio
Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) - European Commission
Director, Directorate for Indirect taxation and tax administration
Maria Elena Scoppio is the Director of the Directorate “Indirect taxation and tax administration” in the Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) in the European Commission, which aims to develop and implement tax policy across the EU on indirect taxation, and notably on environmental taxation. Before being appointed to this position, she was Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Gentiloni and was responsible for all issues related to DG TAXUD at the Cabinet level. She was coordinating the legislative proposals in the field of direct and indirect taxation and customs. Previously, she was Head of Unit in DG TAXUD in charge of the elaboration and development of the EU policy in the field of VAT and of digital taxation.