Stefano Soro

head of Food Industry unit, DG GROW, European Commission

Day 1 Roundtable: Governance in the digital age

Soro joined the Internal Market, Industry Entrepreneurship and SMEs DG as Head of the “Food Industry” Unit in 2017. He was head of the “Medicinal products – quality, safety and efficacy” Unit from 2012 to 2016 and then of the “Animal nutrition, veterinary medicines” Unit.

After working in the HR department of a multinational company, he joined the European Commission in 1994, serving in a variety of posts in Eurostat, the Enterprise and Industry DG, the Secretariat-General and the Health and Consumers DG, where he headed the unit responsible for non-food consumer safety from 2006 to 2011.

He holds a degree in Management and Economics from Università Bocconi, Milan.