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Matthew Baldwin

Matthew Baldwin

Deputy Director-General, European Commission

Matthew Baldwin has served in the European Commission for over 20 years, and has been Deputy Director-General at DG MOVE, the transport department, since July 2016.   

His main current focus is as Manager of the Commission’s Horizon Europe Mission for 100 Climate Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030.  He is also the EU coordinator for road safety and sustainable urban mobility.   

He is of Italian and British nationality, has two sons, speaks English, French and Italian and lives in Brussels. He is passionate about the potential for cities to take the lead in acting against climate change, and is a keen but increasingly slow cyclist.