Manuel Mateo Goyet

Manuel Mateois since July 2017 Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Gabriel who is in charge of the Digital Economy and Society portfolio at the European Commission. In his capacity, he follows the files of copyright, audiovisual, fake news, digital skills, Wifi4EU, eHealth and the relations with the Council.

Manuel Mateo joined the Commission (DG INFSO/CONNECT) in 2006 where he held several positions, including that of Assistant to Robert Madelin, Director General, and of deputy Head of Unit dealing with inter-institutional relations.Prior to joining the Commission in 2006, Manuel gathered an extensive experience of industry by working in the private sector as a manager of a purchasing consultant’s team in Belgium, France and the Czech Republic. Manuel Mateo holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Free University of Brussels, a MBA in European Management that got him travelling through Spain (Deusto), France (Audencia) and the United Kingdom (Bradford Management Centre) and a Master in Political Sciences from the Free University of Brussels.