4 February, 2007
What is this blog about?
This blog is meant to keep others up-to-date about my views, experiences and readings in the areas of EU energy, environment, climate change and economic policies.
Who is the author of this blog?
Willy De Backer is a Belgian journalist and professional conference moderator, living in Brussels, with more than 25 years experiences in European politics. For nearly ten years, he worked in the European Parliament as assistant to a Member of the EP and a staff member of the Green Group in the EP. After having set up his own internet company Polis.net, he joined Christophe Leclercq’s Internet Portal EurActiv.com in 1999 and helped him expand the service from a start-up to a successful online media company. From 1 June 2007, Willly moved on from EurActiv to set up his new independent 3E Intelligence project.
Willy is a frequent moderator of conferences and debates in Brussels (European Business Summit, Green Week, Friends of Europe, ECOSOC, European Commission and Parliament). He is also regularly involved in conference content preparation as a policy advisor.
His hobbies: literature (especially Charles Dickens), film (favorite director: Krzysztof Kieslowski), music (from classical to pop, experimental and gothic).
Email address for contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.Author : Willy De Backer