Johan Magnusson, Policy Analyst on Urban Development and Territorial Cohesion, Directorate-General for regional Policy, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Professional Experience from outside the Commission
1996-1997 Stockholm, Sweden: Senior Administrative Officer, Ministry of Industry and Trade (at the unit responsible for overall co-ordination responsibility for structural fund issues)
1994-1995 Jönköping, Sweden: European Liaison Officer at the County Administrative Board
Day of entering the Commission: 15.10.1997 – competition: COM/A/901
1997-2000 Member of Unit G.3 of DG Agriculture (DG VI). Main responsibilities: To carry out commitments and payments, to conduct controls on the spot in EU Member States within the framework of the EAGGF Guidance section.
2000-2004 Member of Unit E.1 of DG Agriculture (rural development in Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) Co-ordinator for rural development programmes in Sweden and Lithuania, responsible for rural development programmes in Scotland
2005-2006 Member of Unit E.II.1 of DG Agriculture and Rural Development (rural development in the Czech Republic, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain)
Co-ordinator for rural development programmes in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
2006- Member of Unit C.2 of DG Regional Policy (Urban development, territorial cohesion)
Policy analyst. Main tasks to follow: rural-urban linkages, urban mainstreaming
Presentation: 'The urban dimension within the European Union - delivering on territorial competitiveness'