Peter Fatelnig is Minister-Counsellor for Digital Economy Policy at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and resides in Washington DC since 2018. Since then, digital economy policy became a top-priority in the EU-US relations. He is instrumental in defining the US relations in the Trade & Technology Council, drives the US narrative on European key policies such as the Digital Services Act or on AI. A senior manager at the European Commission since 1998 he is committed to a positive European vision of a society and economy increasingly driven by technology. Prior to the EU he worked on international assignments for the strategy consulting firm American Management Systems, and for the European Space Agency, in the Netherlands. Peter holds a Master degree in Communication Engineering from the University of Technology in Graz, Austria, is a senior member of the IEEE and alumni of the ’93 class of the International Space University. He is married and has raised two daughters.
The EU Delegation was first established in Washington, DC in 1954 and now represents the European Union across the United States. It has expanded to host staff of the European Parliament Liaison Office, EUROPOL, the European Central Bank, the European Investment Bank and the European Air Safety Agency.
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