Emmanuel Vallens

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      • Studies: Policy coordinator, unit “Single Market Policy, Relations with the Council”
      • University: European Commission, Internal Market and Services Directorate (DG MARKT)
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    Emmanuel Vallens is Policy coordinator in the unit “Single Market Policy, Relations with the Council” of DG MARKT (EC Internal Market and Services Directorate). He is in the team which drafted the 2011 Single Market Act and Social Business Initiative Communications. Before joining the European Commission in 2010, Emmanuel was an executive customs officer in France, and member of the private office of the Mayor of Strasbourg, in charge of European and cross-border issues. He studied political science in Strasbourg’s Institut d’Etudes Politiques, EU policy making at the London School of Economics and EU law in Strasbourg’s law school. A committed pro-European since his teens, he has always tried to bring down barriers between people and between countries.

    The European Commission’s Internal Market and Services Directorate (DG MARKT) is one of the Directorates General and specialised services which make up the European Commission. Its main role is to coordinate the Commission’s policy on the European Single Market and to seek the removal of unjustified obstacles to trade, in particular in the field of services and financial markets. The Internal Market and Services DG is based in Brussels and has a staff of circa 500, working under the political authority of Commissioner Michel Barnier and managed by Director General Jonathan Faull.