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Claire Dhéret
Claire Dhéret
Head of Social Europe & Well-being programme and Senior Policy Analyst
Tel:  +32 (0)2 235.08.81
Twitter: @cdheret

Claire Dhéret is Head of Programme/Senior Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre where she leads the EPC’s Social Europe and Well-Being Programme. Her current work focuses on employment, social and health policies and how EU policies in these areas can positively impact citizens’ life. She has worked on various research projects, including with the EU institutions, and has led several Task Forces and expert groups, in particular on youth unemployment and social investment. In the past, she was also Programme Leader of the FutureLab Europe programme, which aims to encourage young people to be active European citizens and shape the future of their continent. She has also written extensively on a wide range of policy areas related to European economic and social policies, including cohesion policy, the EU budget, mobility of workers, the future of European industry, EU governance, social cohesion and well-being. She is a regular commentator in the media, acts as external expert for EU institutions and/or research institutes, moderates and participates in a range of public debates. Prior to joining the EPC, she was responsible for the Brussels office of the Robert Schuman Foundation, a French think tank.

Internal Responsibilities

Responsible for the EPC Social Europe & Well-being programme

Area of expertise

European social model(s), employment and social policies, mobility of EU workers, EU health policies & health systems, EU governance, EU cohesion policy, industrial policy, and the EU budget.


English, French, German

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