Miguel González-Sancho is the Head of the Unit “eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing” at the European Commission, within the Directorate General “Communication Networks, Content and Technology” since July 2016 (DG CONNECT, https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/dg-connect).
Miguel previously held different positions in DG CNECT, including Head of Unit for Administration and Finance, Deputy Head of Unit for Policy Coordination and Deputy Head of the Unit “ICT for Inclusion”. During this period, he worked on successive policy strategies (“e-Europe”, “i2010”, “Digital Agenda”) as well as policy initiatives and R&D&I projects on ICT for social inclusion, accessibility, public services and skills.
Miguel was also Member of Cabinet of the European Commission Vice-President responsible for the Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes. He also worked as legal officer on telecommunications regulation, and as handler of trade defence investigations in DG TRADE.
Miguel holds university degrees in Law (UNED, Spain) and International Relations (UCL, Belgium) as well as three master degrees: in Finance Management, Audit and Accounting; Business Administration; European policies. He is fluent in Spanish, French, English, Portuguese and Italian. He understands German and Dutch.