FPI is a service of the European Commission that reports directly to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission. It works very closely with the European External Action Service (EEAS) and with EU Delegations around the world and is tasked with preparing and implementing foreign policy-related actions in a number of areas.
FPI Director and Head of Service
Tung-Laï Margue was born in Luxembourg in 1953. He holds a diploma from the Institute for Political Science in Paris and a DESS in Common Market and European Community Law from the Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris, as well as a degree in International and Community law of the faculty of law in Aix-en-Provence.
He joined the European Commission in 1979 and held a range of posts in the fields of internal market, justice and home affairs as well as member of two Cabinets before becoming Director of the General Affairs Directorate of DG JLS in 2004. In March 2009, he became Director for resources, information and interinstitutional relations of DG RELEX. He took up his current appointment as Director and Head of Service for Foreign Policy Instruments in January 2011.