Director-General for DG CONNECT: Communications Networks, Content and Technology
Robert Madelin is the Director-General responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe.
Robert was educated in England at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe and at Magdalen College, Oxford. He has also studied at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in Paris.
Born in 1957, a British civil servant since 1979, Robert has served in the Commission since 1993: in his current post since 2010; as Director General for Health and Consumer Policies from 2004 to 2010; on trade and investment policy before that.