Curriculum vitae - EESC European Economic and Social Committee


Curriculum vitae

Pierre Jean Coulon

Born on 20 March 1952 in Bassée (Nord)

Nationality: French

Address: 12, rue des Lilas, 66690 Sorède, France

Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences, Dijon; École française d'Attachés de Presse - EFAP (French school of press officers); Institute of Higher National Defence Studies - IHEDN

Foreman and then

International manager at EDF-GDF

Assistant secretary to both the EDF and the GDF European Works Councils

Secretary-General, then President of the Isère département

CFTC (French Confederation of Christian Workers)

President of the CFTC Energy Federation; then Advisor to the CFTC President on international and

European affairs; then Confederal Europe-International Secretary at the CFTC - CFTC representative on the French Economic and Social Council, TUAC and the ILO (ILC)

Full member of PERC (ITUC)

President of the Grenoble-Isère Family Allowances Fund - Member of the Grenoble Conseil de

Prudhommes (employment tribunal panel)

President of the Grenoble-Isère French Red Cross

Member of Rhône-Alpes Regional Economic and Social Council

Founding Vice-President and then President of the INGO Droit à l'Energie SOS Futur (UN)

Member of the United Nations Commission for Sustainable Development (2003-2011), Vice-

President of the Ordre des Experts Internationaux (Order of International Experts).

Administrator at the AFIOT (French Association for the ILO)

Administrator at LASAIRE - Laboratoire social d'Actions d'Innovations de Reflexions et d'Echanges

(social action think tank)

Administrator at ELISAN (the European Local Inclusion & Social Action Network)

Member of Confrontations EUROPE

Member of the Jean Monnet Association

Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (since 2010), Member of the REX section

(three opinions), Member of the special group on the Western Balkans, Member of the Montenegro and Serbia joint consultative committees

Vice-President of the TEN section (twelve opinions: three on transport, eight on energy, one on the circular economy)

Member of the Weimar Working Group of Experts

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Citation d'Honneur de la Croix-Rouge française (special honour bestowed by the French Red Cross);

Médaille de Vermeil de la Protection civile

(silver-gilt medal for services to civil protection);

Médaille du travail grand or (highest award for long service of an outstanding nature)

Knight of the National Order of Merit (honour awarded in 2014)

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