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Mette Quinn

Deputy Director, EU and International Carbon Markets, DG Climate Action

European Commission

Mette Quinn is Deputy Director for European and International Carbon Markets and heading the unit for Implementation of the EU Emissions Trading System and IT in the Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action. She also worked on international and EU domestic climate finance and innovation issues and she took part in the negotiations of the international climate agreement in Paris in 2015.

Within the European Commission she has worked in the Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry, where she has a number of years’ experience on innovation policy development, governance and benchmarking. Previously, she worked for the Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and also spent a few years at the Danish Permanent Representation to NATO. She is an economist (Cand. Polit.) and married with one daughter.