Veronika Veits

SpecialityDirector of International Ocean Governance at European Commission, DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

Born in 1963 in Austria, Veronika Veits studied at the Universities of Salzburg and Vienna and joined the European Commission in 1996. In 2017, Veronika Veits was appointed Director for Fisheries Policy, Mediterranean and Black Sea in the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries. Since 1 September 2019, Veronika Veits has been Director for International Ocean Governance and Sustainable Fisheries in this Directorate-General. This includes International Ocean Governance, Law of the Sea and Arctic Policy, Regional Fisheries Management Organisations, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreements, and the Fight against IUU Fishing.

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