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Jos DELBEKE Director-General for Climate Action, European Commission, Brussels


 until 1985 Lecturer at Leuven University (KU Leuven)and at Vlekho Commerce School in Brussels (Belgium)
1985 Economist at International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington (USA)
since 1986 Administrator in the European Commission
1994-1998 Head of Unit "Economic Analysis and Environmental Perspective" at Directorate of Environmental Instruments at DG ENVIRONMENT
1999-2003 Head of Unit "Climate Change", DG ENV; Chief negotiator of the Commission at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties on Climate Change
2002 Head of Task Force during World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa)
2003-2005 Director of Air Quality, Climate Change, Chemical Substances and Biotechnology, DG ENV
2005-2006 Director of Air Quality and Chemical Substances, DG ENV
2006-2008 Director of Climate Change and Air, DG ENV
2008 Acting Director General of DG ENV
2008-2010 Deputy Director General, DG Environment (ENV)
since 2010 Director General, Directorate General (DG) Climate Action, European Commission
2013 Lecturer at Leuven University (KU Leuven)on European and international environmental policy


Volume IV EU Environmental Law: The EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme, Claeys & Casteels, 2006
The EU's Climate Policy explained (forthcoming)