Gail Kent

European Commission

Director, Data – DG CONNECT

Gail Kent is one of the most senior British officials in the European Commission in Luxembourg. She is Director of Data in one of the largest Directorate Generals (DG CONNECT – Communications Networks, Content & Technology) and was throughout 2016 the acting Deputy Director General.

She studied at Cranfield University - Cranfield School of Management (MBA) and at the University College London (BSc Econ). Her current responsibilities include both policy and programme management in the fields of Data Economy, promoting cultural heritage and removing digital barriers.