Director of Innovation for Low Carbon, Resilient Economy
DG CLIMA – European Commission
A. Paquot currently leads the Innovation for Low Carbon, Resilient Economy Directorate in DG CLIMA at the European Commission, in charge of the development and deployment of innovative climate-friendly, innovative and resilient solutions fit for the transition to a climate-neutral economy by 2050, in particular relating to energy production and use, industrial and food system technologies, as well as emission removals from land.
Formerly, he was the Head of Unit of the Road Transport Unit in DG CLIMA in charge of the CO2 emission standards from cars and heavy-duty vehicles. Previously, he was the Head of Unit on Monitoring, Reporting & Verification, supporting the evaluation of climate policy. He also served as an Assistant to the Director-General of DG CLIMA. Prior to this, he occupied several functions in DG ENV in the field of industrial emissions and waste management.