Communicating (the Future of) Europe

Friday 12 November 2021, 13:30 to 15:00

As one of the European Commission’s top-level civil servants and one of its most experienced communicators, Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen is in an unique position to share insights into the Commission’s approach to communications. She will sit down with Dean Luc Soete to discuss modern EU communication, citizen engagement, the Conference on the Future of Europe and more – as well as answering questions from students and faculty.

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Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen is the Director-General of the Directorate-General for Communication in the European Commission. Previously she served as Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Operating Officer of the Commission, and Director in charge of the Commission’s Representations in the Member States. Between 2009 and 2014 she was Chief Spokesperson of the European Commission; and Deputy Spokesperson of the European Commission from 2004 until 2009 under former Commission President Barroso.