Gail Kent is an official of the European Commission, based in Luxembourg. She is Director of Data in one of the largest Directorate Generals (DG CONNECT – Communications Networks, Content & Technology) and was throughout 2016 the acting Deputy Director
She studied at Cranfield University - Cranfield School of Management (MBA) and at University College London (BSc Econ). Her current responsibilities include both policy and programme management in the fields of Data Economy, promoting cultural heritage and removing digital barriers, such as language and accessibility.
Last but not least, her Directorate promotes a better Internet for Children through the protection and empowerment of children online.