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Stellvertretender Generaldirektor für Bildung, Jugend, Sport und Kultur, Europäische Kommission
Jens Nymand-Christensen is the Deputy Director-General for Education and Culture in the European Commission. He is Danish and holds a Master degree in Business Economics and International Economics. Jens Nymand-Christensen has been working for the European Institutions since 1979, including as a Director in the Commission’s Secretariat-General from 2003 to 2014, and previously as Member of Cabinet of Vice-President Henning Christophersen and Head of Unit for International Food, Veterinary and Phytosanitary questions. He has also headed the European Commission Representation in Denmark and was an Advisor at the Danish Permanent Representation to the EU dealing with the Convention on the future of Europe and the preparations of the Inter-governmental Conference drafting a Constitutional Treaty for the European Union.