Werner Stengg

Member of Cabinet of EVP Margrethe Vestager - Europe fit for the Digital Age, and Commissioner for Competition, European Commission

Werner Stengg, who joined the European institutions in 1996, is currently a cabinet expert on the cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, dealing with digital matters. Between 2006 and 2019, he held different head of unit positions across the European Commission, dealing with e-commerce and online platforms, public interest services, online gambling and postal services, and with the better regulation agenda.

Prior to that, he was involved in mainstreaming policy evaluation across the Commission, in the negotiation of bilateral and multilateral textile trade agreements, and in the negotiations on regulatory files in the areas of aviation and maritime transport.

He earned his doctoral degree in economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.

14.15 - 15.00

Tuesday RAID Virtual 2024

Panel 5: Driving digital transformation fairly and responsibly

  • Which industries are changing the fastest now, and what does this mean for business, government and society?
  • What are regulators doing to ensure the benefits of digital transformation are widely felt?
  • What can policymakers can do to boost competitiveness while upholding trust, transparency and accountability?