The Security task force at the British Chamber are delighted to welcome Mr Fabrice Comptour, member of cabinet to Commissioner Bieńkowska. Mr Comptour will brief members on his portfolio with a particular focus on his work overseeing the fight against counterfeiting and piracy as well as his competencies in the aerospace, maritime, security and defence industries.
Member of Cabinet to Commissioner Bieńkowska | European Commission
Fabrice Comptour is a Member of Cabinet of European Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska, responsible for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. He is responsible for the European Space policy (Galileo, Copernicus), security and defence policy, the Digital Agenda, Intellectual property (Unitary Patent), Innovation and standardisation. Prior to this he was Economic Advisor in the Cabinet of Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner of Education, Culture, Multilinguism and Youth, in charge of education (Erasmus, employment, reform of the educational system, professional education). He supervised the development of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology and managed the Marie Curie Programme which supports the mobility of Researchers in Europe. He worked on the Euro crisis, Banking Union, the reform of the financial Market regulation and the governance of the Euro zone. Previously he was a member of the Cabinet Jacques Barrot, Vice President of the European Commission in charge of Justice and Interior Affairs where he was responsible for fundamental rights. He started his Career at the Commission in 2009 when he joined the General Directorate of Justice, Freedom and Security. Fabrice Comptour holds a Diploma of the Supélec Engineering College in France, a Master in Economy, Management and Innovation from the University of Chalmers in Göteborg Sweden, as well as a Master in Economic Integration from the College of Europe in Bruges.