Charles de Marcilly joined the institutional team of the European Political Strategy Centre, the in-house think tank of the European Commission, in July 2018. Previously, he had managed the Brussels office of the Robert Schuman Foundation, a French think tank on European issues, for seven years.

Earlier, he was Director of a Brussels-based automotive trade association. From 2005 to 2008, Charles worked for an international strategic consulting firm. He also has experiences at the European Parliament and the French Embassy in Washington DC.

His areas of interest for publication include EU economics and social policies, global governance, Institutional affairs, international trade, security, etc. During four years, he was also a weekly contributor for various TV and radio stations.

Between 2007 and 2018, Charles taught a course on European institutions and public affairs at the Catholic University of Paris, several business schools and France's Institute of National Higher Defence Studies (IHEDN). He is a frequent speaker at international conferences.

Charles de Marcilly holds Masters Degrees in European affairs and international relations.


Career Highlights

  • Head of the Brussels office, Fondation Robert Schuman
  • Director of a European trade association
  • Consultant in strategy
  • Lecturer on European issues