Fabregas Fernandez, a Spaniard, has been working for the
Commission since 1997 in a range of capacities, covering
financial services and capital markets, industrial goods and
services, regulation, enterprise policy, inter-institutional
relations and trade facilitations.
In 2012, she became head of the Securities Markets Unit, and
from 2015 she has been head of the Financial Markets Unit.
Donato Raponi, who previously held the position, was
included in International Tax Review’s
Global Tax 50 feature for three consecutive years:
During his time in the role the EU moved to a
destination-based VAT system for certain services, proving
critics wrong by having member states successfully collect VAT
on each others’ behalves.