Julie FiondaMember of the Cabinet of Marianne Thyssen, European Commission
Member of the Cabinet of Marianne Thyssen
Julie Fionda is a British official working in the European Commission since 2002. She has a background in Economics and she is currently a Member of the Cabinet of Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility. Her main responsibilities include skills, vocational training and lifelong learning. Julie also works on labour mobility and employment services and the European Social Fund. Earlier roles in the European Commission have included work on the EU agenda for the modernisation of higher education, initiatives linked to graduate employability and the higher education labour market and the development of a European student loan guarantee ‘Erasmus Masters’.
Prior to joining the European Commission, Julie worked in the UK administration on regional development and social inclusion initiatives and began her career in the education sector, working on corporate development and planning.