Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, European Commission

A Bulgarian politician who serves as European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth and First Vice-President of the European People’s Party (EPP) since 2019. Ms Gabriel was appointed in 2017 as European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society before being appointed to her current position in December 2019. From 2009 to 2017, Ms Gabriel was a Member of the European Parliament where she served as the first Vice-President of the EPP Group, Vice-President of EPP Women and head of the Bulgarian EPP delegation.