European Union External Action

High Representative Federica Mogherini announces senior appointment

Bruxelles, 09/08/2016 - 00:00, UNIQUE ID: 160822_4
Statements by the HR/VP

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, announced today the appointment of Mr. Jean-Christophe BELLIARD as the new Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs - Political Director for the EEAS.

Mr BELLIARD is a senior French diplomat who is currently serving as Director Africa and Indian Ocean in the French ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously, he served as Personal Representative of High Representative Javier Solana for Africa and he held various posts of French bilateral Ambassador and has served as French Permanent Representative to the African Union.

Mr BELLIARD is due to take up his functions on 1 September 2016.

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