Committee of the Regions
European Commission - France
Christophe Clergeau is a member of the Committee of the Regions of the EU (CoR), and since 2015 has been Regional Councillor of the Pays de la Loire Region after having been the first Vice-President of the Regional Council with the portfolio of economy and innovation between 2010 and 2015.
In 2016, Christophe founded C2 Stratégies, a consulting firm specialising in renewable energies and innovation. He has also been a lecturer at the University of Nantes since 1999. From 2011 to 2015 Christophe was the founding Chairman of the Maritime industries for blue growth CPMR working group. In 2017 at the CoR, he was rapporteur on the local and regional dimension of the Horizon 2020 programme and the new framework programme for research, development & innovation, as well as on a new stage for a European blue growth policy.
He is also first Vice-Chairman of the CoR's NAT commission.