European Commission - Belgium
Julien Guerrier has worked at the European Commission for more than 20 years, mainly on industrial policy, international trade negotiations and corporate management issues. As a representative of the Commission, he also managed the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation in Tokyo.
He is currently heading the European Commission Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), which manages several EU funding programmes, including COSME, HORIZON 2020 (and the pilot European Innovation Council), LIFE and European Maritime and Fisheries Fund. Before joining the Commission, he was at the French Ministry of Public Works and participated in an exchange of officials with the Japanese administration, where he worked for one year. Julien Guerrier graduated Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées in France and holds an MBA.