Director, European Government Relations and Public Policy, Shire
As the head of European government relations across all business units at Shire, Mr. Chantelot is responsible for developing Shire's relationships with the European institutions and building strategic partnerships with key stakeholders in Brussels. He helps foster understanding about Shire's business with governments and public policy stakeholders and influencers across Europe.
Mr. Chantelot joined Shire in January 2011, with 18 years of international experience in policy advocacy, strategic communications and business interest representation towards the EU Institutions, global agencies and national governments. He was previously the Executive Director of European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises (EBE), a European trade association of 63 biopharmaceutical companies operating as the biotechnology arm of EFPIA, the European pharmaceutical industry federation. Before joining EBE in June 2006, Mr. Chantelot occupied senior management positions in global and European trade associations for different industry sectors and in an international management consultancy.
Mr. Chantelot graduated with Masters Degrees in molecular biology and biotechnology from the Free University of Brussels and received management education at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is a Belgian national.