Daniel Calleja

Director General for DG Environment, European Commission

Mr. Daniel Calleja has a very broad experience at the European Commission as he has worked in many different areas since his nomination in 1986.

Before being appointed Director General for DG Environment, he was Director General of DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs and earlier he was the Deputy Director General of DG Enterprise and Industry, and Special Envoy for SMEs. Mr. Calleja was as well, Director for Air Transport at the European Commission. Previously, he worked in the cabinets of several Commissioners, including the President of the European Commission. Mr. Calleja was also Head of Cabinet for both Commissioner Mr. Oreja and Vice-president Mrs. Loyola de Palacio, in charge of Transport and Energy. He started his career in the Commission as Member of the Legal Service, during which he represented the institution in numerous cases before the European Court of Justice.

Daniel Calleja is speaking at the following WCEF2018 sessions:

Tue 23 October at 11.00 am: Circular Economy for Plastics

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