Saïd EL KHADRAOUI
Special Adviser to the Foundation of European Progressive Studies (FEPS) on the European Green Deal. He is a former Member of the European Parliament and former sustainability adviser at the European Political Strategy Centre, the European Commission’s in-house think tank.
He has acquired extensive knowledge and policy experience in a large number of areas that are now at the very core of the European Green Deal such as transport and mobility, and its links with other systems such as energy and food, as well as circular economy and sustainable finance, and sustainable development more generally. As a former deputy mayor of and city councillor of Leuven, he has also gained substantial expertise at local level.
He holds a degree from KULeuven in contemporary history and in international relations, and obtained in 2018 an Executive MBA degree at the Vlerick Business School.
He is a Certified Expert in Sustainable Finance (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, December 2020) and received certificates on Design Thinking and Creativity for Business (Insead, September 2020) and on Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies (Stanford University, October 2020).
He is currently also a Fellow at the KULeuven Public Governance Institute.
Since January 2019, he is the Chairman of the Board of STUK art centre, House for Dance, Image and Sound in Leuven, Belgium.