Daniele Dotto

Deputy Director, Head of Unit – Governance and Public Administration, DG REFORM, European Commission

Professional experience

Daniele Dotto joined the European Commission in 1993 after a short experience in the private sector. He started his EU career in the team supervising the deployment of the Single market. In 1996, he moved to the Consumer Policy Department where he dealt with the “mad-cow” crisis. In 2000, he participated to the “Kinnock reform”. He eventually became Head of Unit – Coordination at DG HR and member of the Governance Steering group of the Commission; he then moved to the External and Trade Unions relations Unit of the same DG. In 2013, he joined the Task Force for Greece – Growth policy and ESIFs. In 2015, he was appointed Head of Unit in the (now) DG REFORM, Unit Governance and Public Administration, responsible for technical support for reforms in the area of public administration and governance and is head of the Commission Competence Centre for Public Administration and Governance. He is also acting Director “Support to Member states reforms”. He is a lecturer at Bocconi University and at the Scuola Normale “Sant’Anna“ di Pisa.

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