Viviane Hoffmann

Deputy Director-General, DG for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, European Commission

Viviane Hoffmann is Deputy Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture in the European Commission, since 2018.

From 2014 to 2018, she worked as Director in the Commission’s Directorate-General for Communication. She previously was Deputy Head of Cabinet of former Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding (Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship). She was also Mrs Reding’s Deputy Head of Cabinet during her mandates as European Commissioner for Information Society and Media (2004-2010) and for Education and Culture (1999-2004).

In 1997-1999, Viviane Hoffmann worked as assistant to the Director-General for Health and Consumer Protection in the European Commission. In 1996-1997, she was an assistant to the Secretary-General of the European Commission, after having worked in the Commission’s Secretariat-General since 1988.

Viviane Hoffmann studied political science and international relations at the „Université Libre de Bruxelles“. Viviane Hoffmann speaks Luxembourgish, French, German and English.