Anne holds an MSc in agriculture, food and environment and a Master in European business and management. She joined IEEP in 2015 as the project manager of the Horizon 2020 PEGASUS research project and she is involved in a range of other projects in the areas of land management, agricultural policy, and rural development. Prior to joining IEEP, Anne completed a ‘Bluebook’ traineeship at the European Commission (DG AGRI) in 2011 and worked for over 3 years as an economic and policy consultant in the agri-food sector for EU institutions, national governments, and NGOs.
Over the years, Anne has developed extensive knowledge of agricultural and rural development policies and experience analysing their economic, social and environmental impacts of across the 28 EU Member States. She also previously worked in the Netherlands in European agricultural supply chain operations. Anne is fluent in French, English, and Italian.
New IEEP report finds the agriculture sector can significantly contribute to the EU’s climate commitments by reducing its non-CO2 emissions. It also finds these contributions can be delivered cost efficiently with environmental co-benefits without impacting production.
Current data availability is inadequate to undertake a detailed national or European level study of land areas that are underutilised and could be considered available for bioenergy production within the EU.