Saïd EL KHADRAOUI is adviser at the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the in-house think tank of the European Commission reporting directly to the President. EPSC provides strategic analysis and policy advice for the President on matters related to the policy priorities. In the team he is mainly dealing with the transition towards a low-carbon and circular economy, transport and sustainable finance.
Prior to joining the EPSC he was a Member of the European Parliament from 2003 to 2014, where he was co-ordinator and spokesperson for the Group of the Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the Transport Committee and substitute member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.
He has also been a Member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives, in 2003, Deputy Major of Leuven from 2001 to 2003 and an official at the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1999-2001 and 2014-2015).
He has a Master's degree in history from the University of Leuven, Belgium, and in international relations from Leuven and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris, France.