MA Staffan JERNECK
Director, CEPS - The Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels
Staffan Jerneck, economist, is Director & Director of Corporate Relations of CEPS, which is a leading Brussels-based politically independent and influential European think tank having excellent networks and contacts with the EU Commission, the Council of Ministers, the European Parliament, business executives, diplomats, politicians and other strategic decision makers. CEPS has a strong influence in the EU as it anticipates important trends and issues. Jerneck is in charge of the corporate sector with 120 international companies as corporate members - the major financial contributor to CEPS and the programmes. He is substantially involved in policy shaping.Secretary General and Director General of the Swedish International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)1986 to 1997. During his period, the Swedish ICC became the biggest in the world in terms of members. ICC is the world business organisation representing international business in 140 countries.
Staffan Jerneck represented and lobbied for Swedish industry in several delegations of the Swedish government in international negotiations with governmental mixed commissions with oil producing countries. Before joining the President s office, he worked in the International Department/Trade Policy Department of the Federation of Swedish Industries where he dealt with European integration, relations with oil producing and developing countries.