President. Former Prime Minister of Luxembourg who has held posts with World Bank and IMF.
Sir Leon Brittan, 59:
Vice-president. Former Tory Home Secretary, became EU commissioner in 1989
Manuel Marin, 49:
Vice-president. Spanish socialist who negotiated Spain's entry into EU.
Martin Bangemann, 64:
German commissioner for industrial affairs, information and telecommunications technologies.
Karel Van Miert, 57:
Belgian competition commissioner. Involved in row over sale of British Airways' Heathrow flight slots.
Hans van den Broek, 62:
French roving commissioner handling external relations with central and eastern Europe, common foreign, security policy and human rights.
Joao Pinheiro, 53:
Portuguese member of commission for external relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.
Padraig Flynn, 59:
Irish member of commission for employ-ment and social affairs and relations with economic and social committee.
Marcelino Oreja, 64:
Spanish member of the commission for relations with the European Parliament
Anita Gradin, 65:
Swedish member of commission for financial control, fraud prevention.
Edith Cresson, 65:
French member of commission for science, research and development.
Ritt Bjerregaard, 57:
Danish member of commission for environment and nuclear safety
Monika Wulf-Mathies, 56:
Responsible for regional policies. Transport expert with links to German aviation industry.
Neil Kinnock, 56:
Mario Monti, 55:
Italian responsible for internal market, financial services and financial integration; customs; taxation.
Franz Fischler, 52:
Austrian agriculture commissioner. Brought up on a farm and a bogeyman for British farmers.
Emma Bonino, 51:
Italian who was member for fisheries and consumer policy. A civil rights campaigner with no national political background who was responsible for European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO).
Yves-Thibault de Silguy, 50:
Former French foreign minister and economic adviser to the French Embassy in Washington responsible for economic and financial affairs.
Erkki Liikanen, 48:
Former Finnish finance minister, responsible for budget, personnel and administration.
Christos Papoutsis, 45:
Energy commissioner who had responsibility for small
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