Jean-Philippe Palasi has led CI’s Brussels-based policy office since 2010. In this position, he leads CI's dialogue with the European Union on some of their policies that have a global impact on nature. A French national, he has always been interested in nature conservation, but he became an active advocate for it while studying economics and political science during his undergraduate and graduate-level studies. Prior to joining CI, Jean-Philippe worked six years at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), where he built a program dedicated to the EU’s 32 overseas regions and territories. Read more.