20 Jul 2021
Joanna Drake to join DG RTD as Deputy Director-General
On 20 July 2021, the College of Commissioners decided to transfer Ms Joanna Drake from the function of Deputy Director-General in DG Environment to the function of Deputy Director-General in DG Research and Innovation in charge of Implementation, Impact and Sustainable Investment Strategies. Mr Patrick Child has been transferred to her current post from the function of Deputy Director-General in DG Research and Innovation.
Before joining DG Environment, Ms Drake held posts in DG GROW such as Principal Adviser and Chair of Task Force on the Collaborative Economy, New Business Models and SME's and Director for SME's and Entrepreneurship.
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