Gerard J. Eding is director of National Accounts at the macroeconomic heart of Statistics Netherland which set its mission to inform society in a timely and adequate manner about relevant (macro) economic developments in the Netherlands. The value created is that many separate, individual statistics and data are combined into a coherent and consistent overview.
For which the relationship between the economy and other phenomena, such as the environment and sustainability, broader welfare measurement, globalisation, digitisation, distributional effects and regional development is increasingly described.
Before Gerard held various (management) positions at Statistics Netherland in Government Finance, Business Statistics and Social and Spatial Statistics. He graduate (Cum Laude) at the University of Groningen in Macro and Regional economics and started his career at the University of Groningen and in consultancy. He currently also hold various (managing) positions in international bodies, such as chair of the EU Committee on Monetary, Financial and Balance of Payments Statistics (CMFB) and chair of the UNECE Steering Group on National Accounts.
Paolo Gentiloni has been European Commissioner for Economy since December 2019.
He served as Prime Minister of Italy (2016-2018), Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (2014-2016), Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies (2013-2014) and Minister of Communications (2006-2008).
Previously he was Spokesperson for the Margherita Party (2002-2007), Chairman of the Broadcasting Services Watchdog Committee (2005-2006), Spokesperson for the Mayor of Rome and Commissioner in the City of Rome (1993-2000). Previously he worked as a professional journalist.
Born in 1954, Gentiloni graduated in Political Sciences from La Sapienza, Rome.
His last book was “La sfida impopulista” (the (Un)populist challenge), published in 2018.
Previously, Mr Gueye has been Director of Social Statistics of Eurostat for the period 2014-2019.
He joined Eurostat in 1995 to deal with national accounts methodology and own resource statistics for the EU Budget. He then worked on monetary, financial and balance of payments statistics. As Head of unit, as from 2006, he has been responsible for national accounts and the principal European economic indicators. In particular, he has been responsible for the development of the new European System of Accounts (ESA 2010).