Nicolas is head of the unit in charge of all content related matters of the programme. He manages the Policy Officers team whose responsibilities range from advising applicants, assessing project applications and monitoring running projects. The unit is also responsible for the implementation of the Policy Learning Platforms.
Before joining the secretariat in 2003, Nicolas worked for various regional authorities in UK and in France on economic development and information society issues. In particular, he managed a series of projects supported through Structural Funds programmes (e.g. Interreg A and B, Innovative Actions, Objectives 1 and 2). He was member of the board of Directors of [email protected] (European Regional Information Society Association) in the early 2000s.
Nicolas holds Masters degrees in Political Sciences (Lille, France) and in European Management Strategy (Stoke-on-Trent, UK).