Emmanuelle MAIRE

Head of Unit
Sustainable Production Products and Consumption
European Commission - Belgium


Emmanuelle Maire works at the European Commission in Brussels, in the Directorate General for Environment (DG ENV). She heads the team responsible for Sustainable Production, Products and Consumption. The core activity of the team is to support the transition to a circular and green economy in the European Union.
She has held several other positions within the European Commission, being head of unit for multilateral environmental cooperation (2015-2018), and head of unit for the EU Internal market in aviation (2010-2015). Prior to that, between 2001 and 2010, she was a desk officer in the field of competition law, preparing the European Commission decisions on the permissibility of state aid to airlines. She was as a member of the EU aviation team that negotiated the first Open Skies agreement between the European Union and the United States. She also assisted the Director of Air Transport in the general coordination of European aviation.
Emmanuelle graduated in political science and international relations from the Universities of Grenoble and Paris-Panthéon Sorbonne in France, studied political science in Germany and holds a European master’s degree from the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium.