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Margrethe Vestager

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Margrethe Vestager, age 51, is European Commissioner for Competition.

She previously served as Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark, and as President of the ECOFIN Council during the Danish EU Presidency (2012).

She was Political Leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party (2007-14), and has worked for the Danish Ministry of Finance (1993-95).

Margrethe Vestager holds an MSc in Economics (University of Copenhagen).