Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen
Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen has been spokeswoman of the European Commission since November 2009. Previously, she was the deputy spokesperson and head of the spokespersons’ service planning group. Since May 2006, Ahrenkilde Hansen had been head of the spokesperson service coordination and planning unit. The Danish-born Hansen had joined the European Commission as an administrator in 1995. She holds a certificat d’etudes politiques from the Institut d’études Politiques de Paris, as well as a bachelor of science in business administration and modern languages and a master of science in international business administration and modern languages, both from Copenhagen Business School.