Pierre Heilbronn

Mr. Heilbronn has 20 years of experience in policy-making in domestic, European and broader global context. Before joining the EBRD in 2016, he was deputy chief of staff for France’s Minister of Economy and Finance. Before that, he served as the European advisor of the French Prime Minister and for six years supervised the handling of most European dossiers. He coordinated the French Presidency of the EU of 2008, led the French engagement with the G20, the European Council and the Eurogroup/ECOFIN. Earlier in his career, Mr Heilbronn assisted in the definition and creation of the European External Action Service. Acting as head of Cabinet of the European Commissioner for External Relations and Management of Development Aid, he worked directly on the Neighbourhood policy and was responsible for the management of EU development aid at all stages of the programming cycle. Mr. Heilbronn started his career in the French Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Finance.