COLLEGE MEETING: a new Director-General for the Joint Research Centre

Today, the European Commission has decided to transfer Mr Stephen Quest in the interest of the service from his current function of Director-General of Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD) to the function of Director-General of the Joint Research Centre (JRC). This transfer will take place on 1 May 2020. Mr Quest joined the Commission in 1993. He has acquired significant experience at senior management level in the Commission, which he will bring to the Joint Research Centre, having been Director of the Office for the Administration and Payment of Individual Entitlements (PMO) from 2010 until 2013, and then Director-General of Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) for nearly three years. He became Director-General of TAXUD in 2016.