Gilles Mourre

Head, Fiscal Policy and Surveillance Unit, DG ECFIN at European Commission

Gilles Mourre is the Head of Unit “Fiscal Policy and Surveillance” in the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) of the European Commission (as of 2015). Beforehand, he was heading the Tax Policy and Revenue Management Unit in ECFIN (starting in 2011). During his 22-year career as a civil servant and economist, he covered various issues, including fiscal policy, taxation, labour market, inflation, economic growth, and population ageing. He worked at the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt and at the French Treasury. He is a graduate from the French School of Economics and Statistics (ENSAE), Sciences Po-Paris and the Paris School of Economics (PSE) and holds a PhD in Economics and Management from the Free University of Brussels (ULB), to which he is affiliated. His main areas of research are labour market economics and public finance, on which he published a number of working papers and academic articles.