Consejera de Desarrollo Sostenible Global, Dirección General de Medio Ambiente, Comisión Europea, UE
Véronique Hyeulle is adviser for global sustainable development and the external dimension of circular economy within the Directorate General for Environment of the European Commission.
She joined the European Commission in 2001 and worked in several departments of the European Commission.
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 and 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 (R&I) and space policy.
Before entering the European Commission, she was Deputy Secretary General of spiritsEUROPE (European Spirits Organisation). She also worked as a senior consultant within world-wide networks of Public Affairs and Communication agencies, "the Entente Communication Group".
She has an extensive knowledge of trade, industrial affairs, internal market, consumers, environment and intellectual property rights.
Véronique Hyeulle studied law in Belgium, as well as European and International Business Law in the Catholic University of Louvain and in the University of Liège. She also studied Trade at the University of Cambridge (UK). She was trainee in the European Commission in the area of trade and antidumping and she participated in the negotiation of the WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade during the Uruguay Round. She was also lecturer in EU Environment law and policy in the Institut d'Etudes Européennes of the Catholic University of Louvain.