08 Apr 2020
Stephen Quest appointed as new Director-General for Joint Research Centre
On 8 April 2020, the European Commission has appointed Stephen Quest, current Director-General of Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union, as new head of the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Mr Quest joined the Commission in 1993. He has been Director of the Office for the Administration and Payment of Individual Entitlements (PMO) from 2010 until 2013, and then Director-General of Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) for nearly three years. He became Director-General of TAXUD in 2016. Mr. Quest will start his new post as of 1 May 2020.