Christian Svanfeldt

Policy Analyst

Christian has worked as policy analyst for national and European administrations in the field of innovation, research and regional and urban policy for more than two decades. He is really interested in rethinking policymaking to better reflect the realities in which policies are being implemented. He joined the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research in 2001, moved to the Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy in 2009 and joined the JRC in 2015. Christian holds an MSc in Systems Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm), an MBA in industrial economics and innovation management from the Ecole Centrale Paris and a PhD in management and sociology of innovation from the Paris-Dauphine University.