Ana Cristina Jorge

  • Director of Operational Response Division
  • European Border and Coast Guard Agency – Frontex

Ana Cristina is since 2018 the Director of Operational Response Division of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency – Frontex. Before, since 2012, she was the Head of Joint Operations Unit.
The Operational Response Division includes Field Operations Unit, Coast Guard and Law Enforcement Unit and Centre of Excellence for Combating Document Fraud. The Division is also in charge of the Frontex Operational Coordination Centre.
She started working for Frontex in October 2009 being seconded as Liaison Officer of the Agency in Brussels.
Ana Cristina joined the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service in November 1990. There she carried out functions as Head of Borders Division and Director of the Central Directorate for Borders. She participated in many International “fora” related to Border Management and chaired the Frontiers WP from the EU Council during the Portuguese Presidency in 2007.
Ms. Jorge is a graduate of the Institute of Political and Social Science of the University of Lisbon, where she earned her Degree in International Relations.