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Director, Internal Energy Market, DG Energy at European Commission
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter BORCHARDT studies in Law at the University of Hamburg and the FU Berlin (1974-1979); Dr. jur. in June 1985 at the FU Berlin, Doctor thesis rewarded with the “Ernst-Reuter-Price”. Since 1987 Civil servant at the European Commission : 1987-1989: Member of Directorate-General “Employment, Social Affairs and Education”; 1990-1994 : Member of the Cabinet of the German Judge at the European Court of Justice in Luxemburg; 1994-2001 : Chief Administrator at the Commission’s Legal Service; 2001-2004 : Head of the Legal Department of Directorate-General “Agriculture”; 2004-2010 : Deputy and Head of Cabinet in the Cabinet of Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel (Agriculture and Rural Development); 2010-2013 : Directorate-General "Agriculture", Director for Direct Support and Market Management until 2012 and Director for International affairs I until 2013; since 1 April 2013 Directorate-General for Energy : Director responsible for the Internal Energy Market. Teaching Professor at the Faculty of Law at the Julius-Maximilians-University in Würzburg since 2001.