Head of Unit
DG NEAR, European Commission
Mathieu Bousquet is Head of Unit in the European Commission Directorate General for the Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (NEAR).
He is responsible for DG NEAR relations with Georgia, Moldova and overall coordination on governance and economic affairs for the 6 countries of the Eastern Partnership. He is in charge of a portfolio of contracts of 1.5 billion EUR, including access to finance, support to SMEs and business development. He works at the crossroads between political development, policy dialogue and support assistance.
Mathieu has experience in many countries worldwide where he managed policy development and development assistance, under different institutions and since 2002 European Commission. He holds a Msc of Agronomic sciences and a Msc of Water Engineering.