Adviser for Global Sustainable Development - DG Environment
Véronique Hyeulle is adviser for global sustainable development within the European Commission's Directorate-General for the Environment. In this role, she coordinates the overall strategy of the Circular Economy Missions and other outreach policies on circular economy with third countries, including in the context of the European Economic Diplomacy. She joined the European Commission in 2001 and has worked in several different DGs. She notably worked for the Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) where she was responsible for the industrial relations with Mercosur, Central and Latin America, Africa, ACP as well as for the Missions for Growth and the external aspects of competitiveness. She also worked for the Directorate General for Research and Innovation in the fields of aeronautics, transports, space and civil security. Before entering the European Commission, she was Deputy Secretary General of spiritsEUROPE (European Spirits Organisation). She also held a senior consultant position within a worldwide network of Public Affairs and Communication agencies. Véronique Hyeulle graduated in Law from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. She acquired postgraduate degrees in European Law from the University of Liège and in International Law from the Catholic University of Louvain. She has been a lecturer in EU Environment Law at the Institute of European Studies of the Catholic University of Louvain. She studied Trade at Cambridge University.