Dr. Carl-Christian Buhr is the Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel for Digital Economy & Society of the European Commission. He is an economist and computer scientist who advises Digital Economy and Society Commissioner Mariya Gabriel. He joined the Commissioner’s cabinet after heading the Commission’s IT Security unit. Previously, he was an adviser to Commissioner Phil Hogan 2014-2016 and Commission Vice-President, Neelie Kroes 2010-2014. He has also worked on IT antitrust and merger cases 2007-2010 and as an IT auditor at the European Court of Auditors 2005-2007.