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Carsten Sorensen

Deputy Head of Unit, International Partnerships, European Commission

Carsten Sorensen is currently deputy head of the private sector, trade and employment unit in the European Commission’s International Partnerships Directorate-General. He has been with the Commission since 1995, in charge of both internal market and external relations files. Carsten has notably occupied different positions in external trade, political relations and development DGs, including a stint as trade counsellor in the EU Delegation to India. He has been in DG Development/International Partnerships since 2015, where he was deputy head of interinstitutional relations prior to his current assignment.