Head of the Support Group for Ukraine at the European Commission
Dr Peter M. Wagner is the Head of the Support Group for Ukraine at the European Commission and Director in the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations.
Prior to this, he was inter alia an adviser at the Commission Task Force on Greece (TFGR) (2011-15), Head of Unit in charge of the defence, aeronautic and maritime industries (2010-11), Head of Unit in the Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry, where his responsibilities included general policy coordination, relations with Member States and the Council, and the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework programme (2005-10). Prior to entering the Commission in 1999, he worked in Germany for a research institute, following several years as a journalist and an editor for a number of newspapers.
He holds a Ph.D. in political science, history and psychology from Freiburg University.