Walter Deffaa


Education : Degree in Economics – University of Tübingen and TU Berlin
PhD in Economics – University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim
Certified Internal Auditor by The Institute of Internal Auditors
Professional experience :
a) in European Commission
2009-date : Director General, Taxation and Customs Union
2004-2009 : Director General, Internal Audit Service
2003-2004 : Finance Director, DG Regional Policy
2001-2003 : Director, Secretariat General (Programming and
Coordination of Policies)
1999-2001 : Director, DG Budget (Expenditure)

1997-1999 : Head of Cabinet of Commissioner M. Wulf-Mathies
(Regional Policy)

1995-1997 : Head of Unit, DG Budget

1994 : Member of Cabinet of Commissioner P. Schmidhuber

1989-1994 : Head of Unit, DG Budget

1987-1989 : Secretary of Small and Medium sized Business Task Force

1985-1987: Member of Cabinet of Commissioner A. Pfeiffer 

1983-1985 : Administrator, DG ECFIN

b) before
1982-1983 : Advisor in "Bundeskanzleramt" in Bonn and "Staatskanzlei" Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf

1975-1982: Research Assistant in Econometrics and Statistics

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