Julien Guerrier has been working at the European Commission for more than 20 years, mainly on industrial policy, international trade negotiations and corporate management issues.
As a representative of the Commission, he also managed the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation in Tokyo.
Currently, he is heading the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission, which manages several EU funding Programmes, including COSME for the competitiveness of SME’s, Horizon 2020 for Research and Innovation, the Life Programme for the Environment and Climate action and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
Before joining the Commission, he was at the French Ministry of Public Works and participated in an exchange of officials with the Japanese administration, where he worked for one year.
Julien Guerrier graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées in France and holds an MBA.