Head of Unit C3, Latin America | DG TRADE | European Commission
Matthias Jørgensen is a European Commission Official since 1994. He first worked in DG ENV on issues related to Biodiversity and the Cartagena Biosafety Protocol from 1994-1999. Since 1999 he has worked for DG TRADE, dealing with a variety of bilateral, multilateral and horizontal issues. He was posted as Trade Counsellor to the EU Delegation to Argentina from 2004-2008. He has focussed on Latin America issues since 2010 and is currently Head of Unit in DG TRADE for Trade relations with Latin America. He has been closely involved in the negotiation, conclusion and implementation of agreements with Latin American countries and regional groupings either as Chief negotiator (Chile, Ecuador) or deputy Chief negotiator (Central America, Mercosur, Mexico). He holds a Masters in Law from the University of Copenhagen, a Masters in international Law from the University of Montpellier and a Masters in Law from the College of Europe.