Deputy Chief Negotiator of EU-Japan FTA/EPA, DG Trade
Before Marco Chirullo served as a deputy head of the Trade Section at the EU Delegation in Brasilia, where he followed EU-Brazil and EU-Mercosur trade relations.
Before joining the Delegation in Brasilia in 2009, Mr Chirullo was responsible for bilateral trade relations with Japan, Australia and New Zealand in DG Trade in Brussels.
Prior to joining the European Commission, Mr Chirullo has worked in the private sector for a number of years providing legal and political advices to governments and companies on trade-related issues. He has also worked for the Institute of International Affairs in Rome as a researcher on WTO and trade and development issues.
Mr Chirullo holds a Diploma of advanced studies on European integration (College of Europe, Bruges) as well as a Specialisation in International Trade (Université Libre de Bruxelles / École de Commerce de Solvay).