Gilles Lequeux is electromechanical engineer from the Free University of Brussels and also received a Master degree of Business and Administration delivered by the European University of Paris.
He came into the EUROPEAN COMMISSION in early 1996. He was Officer in the field of energy research and technologies under the European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. In this field he was also responsible for the development of the European strategy and international cooperation. Most recently he joined the GALILEO and EGNOS program at DG GROW, he contributes now to the development of the European Union Satellite Navigation Policy and the definition of strategic orientations. He explores technical interest of QKD.