Cécile Billaux

Head of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Unit in DG TRADE, European Commission

Head of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Unit in DG TRADE, European Commission

Cécile Billaux

Biography

Cécile Billaux has been Head of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Unit in DG TRADE, European Commission since 1st February 2019. Prior to this, she worked as Deputy Head of Unit in charge of Agriculture and Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) issues in DG TRADE where she contributed to remove barriers to trade for exports of agriculture products to third countries. She has more than 10 years of experience inside the European Commission, including at cabinet level. She worked in the cabinet of the current EU Trade Commissioner Cécilia Malmström in the first half of her mandate, from 2014 to 2017, where she notably covered trade relationships with ACP countries, sustainable development and relations with the European Parliament. She also worked in DG Health and Consumer Protection during the first 4 years of her career in the European Commission. Prior to working for the Commission, she worked in the private sector as a consultant in public affairs for major international companies. She is French and studied political sciences. She holds a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of government.

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events

  1. Feb 17

    Brussels Briefing 58: "Africa’s agriculture trade in a changing environment"

    The Brussels Briefing 58 on "Africa’s Agriculture Trade in a changing environment" takes place on 23 October 2018. This Briefing is co-organised by CTA, in collaboration with the European Commission (DG DEVCO), the ACP Secretariat, Concord, IFPRI and GIZ.

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    Briefing
    Role:
    Panellist

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