Organisation: European Commission
U Health Strategy, Health Programme, Actions and Priorities
Jurgen Scheftlein is policy officer in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Health and Consumers. He is a historian by academic qualification. After his studies of history, German language and literature and political Science in Cologne, he worked for the Federal German Ministry of Development Cooperation. In 1997 he took up a position as a civil servant in the European Commission services. After several years in the Directorate-General for Enterprise, he changed in 2004 to the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers. Within the Unit "Health Determinants", his field of responsibility is mental health and well-being.