Mr. Jos Delbeke is a Belgian politician. He joined the European Commission in 1986. He was Director of the Commission’s department for environment (climate change, air quality and chemical substances) in 2003-2008. After that, he became Deputy Director-General for environment, a post he held until 2010. He has been the Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action since its creation in 2010.