Director for SME policy and the COSME Programme, European Commission
Kristin Schreiber


Kristin Schreiber is Director of the COSME Programme (fostering the competitiveness of European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)) as well as SME, start-up and scale-up policy in DG GROW (Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs) of the European Commission (EC). Since joining the EC in 1990 she has held a variety of positions, including Director for Governance of the Single Market and International Affairs, Head of Cabinet for the Employment Commissioner and Deputy Head of Cabinet of Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier. Before joining the EC she was a Graduate Lecturer at the University of Kent and a researcher on the Single Market in Bonn. She graduated in International Relations, Economics and European Law from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris and has a Master's degree from the University of Kent and the College of Europe in Bruges.