Kerstin Jorna serves at the European Commission as the Director General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship, and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Before her current position, Jorna has held various posts at the Commission, amongst others as Head of Cabinet of several Commissioners.
Kerstin Jorna is a German national and a civil servant at the European Commission where she has held various positions, amongst others as Head of Cabinet of several Commissioners and different Director posts. Mrs. Jorna is the Director-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. Mrs. Jorna was Deputy Director-General in the Economic and Financial Affairs general directorate where her areas of responsibility included, amongst others, macroeconomic surveillance of EU Member States, the European Investment Plan and coordination with international financial institutions. Mrs. Jorna also held positions on the Board of both the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund.
March 13 | 11.30AM CT
COVID-19 has exposed various bottlenecks in the global trading system. Our panelists will explore the reasons for this crisis and share how policymakers are ensuring creative people and the businesses they depend on can once again have faith in the global trading system.
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