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Christian Danielsson

Director General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement negotiations, DG NEAR, European Commission


Christian Danielsson

Christian Danielsson has been Director General for Enlargement at the European Commission in Brussels since October 2013. He graduated at the Stockholm School of Economics in Business Administration and Economics. After a successful career in Swedish diplomacy he joined the EU administration in DG Enlargement, firstly as the Head of the Turkey Unit, then as a Director for Directorate B responsible for the three candidate countries Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey. Between 2011 and 2013 he served as the Deputy Secretary General in charge of Directorate F (Relations with the European Council/Council, International Relations and G8/G20 Co-ordination), Directorate G (Relations with the European Parliament, the Committees and General Institutional Issues) and the Protocol Service.