On Tuesday 10 February, the Commission appointed Ms Astrid Schomaker to the position of Director in the Strategy Directorate of DG Environment.
Ms Schomaker, a German national, is currently Head of Unit for Marine Environment and Water Industry in the same DG. A lawyer by training, Ms Schomaker has been working for the European Commission since 1992, first in the area of international relations, dealing with the United States, Japan and the Andean Community respectively.
She joined DG Environment in 2004 and has held several positions as Head of Unit in this Directorate General, covering a variety of environmental policy aspects.
Wednesday February 10, 2015/ EC/ European Union.