Team Leader DG MARE, European Commission, Belgium

Xavier Guillou

Xavier Guillou works for the European Commission in the directorate general for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE).

He is team leader for marine renewable energy and maritime spatial planning.

Xavier and his team coordinate EU policies and instruments related to the implementation of the maritime spatial planning Directive.

Marine renewable energy is a key part of the European Union’s sustainable blue economy strategy and cooperation at sea-basin level. The EU offshore renewable energy strategy emphasises the role of ocean energy in the EU energy mix. 

Xavier has a background in industrial and international economics.