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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Luis Delgado Sancho is the Head of the Sustainable Production and Consumption Unit of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.
Luis holds an MEngSc degree in Agricultural Engineering specialising in rural engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and an MSc in Economics. Luis joined the Commission in 1987. He has worked in different services of the Commission, and he has been member of the cabinet of Commissioner Oreja.
In the JRC, he has been responsible for the activities of the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies regarding techno-economic analysis on sustainable production and consumption, clean technologies, waste policy, product policy, sustainable use of resources and the interrelations between technological change, scientific developments, environment, the economy and policy approaches. He has been Head of the European Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Bureau.