Juergen Foecking

Dr. Juergen Foecking is currently Deputy Director of the European Parliament office in Spain, where he is responsible for Public and Institutional Relations as well as for the communication on the EU's Digital Policy (Digital Market Regulation, Artificial Intelligence). Before that, he was acting Director of the European Commission's Representation in Madrid.

Until 2014, Dr. Juergen Foecking worked as official in various management positions at the Directorate General of Competition of the European Commission in Brussels. There he dealt with the European response to the banking crisis of 2007/08, in particular the drafting of new guidelines for bank resolution. He also managed a team to regulate State subsidies to regional airports and airlines. 

Dr. Juergen Foecking also worked in the private sector as assistant to the CEO of a German bank as well as in management consulting.

He studied Economics in Cologne and Dublin and holds a PhD in Economics of the University of Cologne.

Corporate Experience

• Deputy Director and Public and Institutional Relations, European Parliament Office in Spain, Madrid, 2019 - Present

• Acting Head of Representation and Head of Political Sector, Representation of the European Commission in Spain, Madrid, 2013 - 2019

• Deputy Head of Unit at the Competition Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 2012 - 2013

• Member of the Task Force Financial Crisis at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 2009 - 2011

• Assistant to the Chief Executive, Westdeutsche Landesbank, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2000 - 2004

Academic Experience

• Adjunct Professor of International Trade (Bachelor of Economics) as well as Digital Economy (Master in International Relations), IE University, 2018 - Present

• Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Cologne, Germany, 1997 - 2000

Academic Background

• Ph.D. in Economics, University of Cologne, Germany, 2000

• Master’s degree in economics, University of Cologne, Germany, 1997

• Oxford Artificial Intelligence Program, University of Oxford, UK, 2022

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