Director/ Deputy Management Director for the Americas in the European External Action Service (EEAS)
Javier Niño Pérez is working as Director/ Deputy Management Director for the Americas in the European External Action Service (EEAS) as from 1 June 2020.
Previously, he was the Head of the United States and Canada Division (2018-2020) and the Head of the Turkey Division (2015-2018) at the EEAS Headquarters in Brussels. Prior to that he was Head of Delegation/ EU Ambassador in Haiti (2012-2015) and Head of the EU Delegation in Cuba as chargéd'affaires (2007-2012).
Mr. Niño Pérez joined the European Commission in 1994 and worked overall on trade, development, cooperation and CFSP issues.
He holds a law degree from the University of Valladolid (Spain), an LLM in European law from the Free University of Brussels and an MA in European studies from the College of Europe (Bruges-Belgium).
He has been awarded the National Orders of Burkina Faso and Haiti and the Officer's Cross of the Order of Isabel the Catholic (Spain).