Daniel Calleja Crespo

Daniel Calleja Crespo
  • Director-General
    Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

Degree in Law and in Business Administration, University of Comillas, Madrid. Former: Member, Legal Service, European Commission; Adviser to the Transport Commissioner; Legal Adviser, Cabinet of the President of the European Commission, responsible for transport, competition, state aids and the control of the application of community law; Head of Cabinet, European Commissioner; Head of Cabinet, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for transport, energy and relations with European Parliament. 2004-11, Director, Air Transport, European Commission, in charge of the single European aviation market and its external dimension. Former Chairman: Air Safety and Single Sky committees; Board, SESAR Joint Undertaking. With DG Enterprise and Industry: 2011-12, Deputy Director, in charge of internal markets for goods, competitiveness and innovation, SMEs and entrepreneurship, international negotiations and tourism; since February 2012, Director-General, DG Enterprise and Industry; Special Envoy for SMEs. Has lectured in European Law in several universities and institutes. Author of several publications.