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Allison Crabb

Head of Unit “Skills and Qualifications", Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission


Alison Crabb, has been working in the European Commission since 1999, and currently heads the Skills and Qualifications Unit in DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. Her team is working with Member States, social partners and other stakeholders to improve skills development and skills intelligence for better career choices, and to make skills and qualifications more visible and comparable.

Her previous work in the Commission includes both policy and funds management in vocational education and training, adult learning, and school education. Most recently she was closely involved with developing the New Skills Agenda for Europe and the European Pillar of Social Rights.