Martine Reicherts

Martine Reicherts' new role at the European Commission

Martine Reicherts has been appointed as the new head of the European Commission’s (EC) Directorate-General Education and Culture (DG EAC), which is the executive branch of the European Union responsible for policy on education, culture, youth, languages, and sport. The DG EAC also supports projects and programmes such as Creative Europe and Erasmus+. 

Born in Luxembourg and trained as a lawyer, Reicherts takes over from Xavier Prats Monné as part of a reshuffle of the European Commission’s senior management. Prior to her appointment at DG EAC, she was the Director-General for the Commission’s Luxembourg-based Publications Office (DG OP) since August 2007.