Henri Malosse

Chairman Steering Committee

Henri Malosse

13 April 2022


President of the think tank TheVocalEuropeHenri Malosse was the 30th President of the European Economic and Social Committee from 2013-2015.

He is also President of the Fonds Quartier Européen de Bruxelles at the King Baudoin Foundation - Vice-President of the ASBL "Jubel Europe" (Brussels) and teaches the history of the European Union at the Pasquale Paoli University of Corsica and Sciences-po Paris.

Professional career :

Senior Executive of the French Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI France) as Permanent Representative to the European Union (1979-2006), then Institutional Advisor to the President (2006-2018)

Permanent Representative of French CCIs to Eurochambres, the European Association of CCIs

Founding President of the Cercle des Délégués Permanents Français (CDPF), association of French lobbyists in Brussels, Honorary President since 2006

European mandates :

Appointed by the European Council of Ministers, on a proposal from France, as a Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in 1995, successive terms until September 2020 

Chairman of the ECO Section (2002-2004), SOC Social Affairs Section (2004-2006) and then Chairman of Group 1 Employers (2006-2013)

 30ème President of the European Economic and Social Committee (2013-2015)

Main European achievements:

Creation (1987) and launch of the European network of Euro Info Centres (in 2020, nearly 300 Euro Info Centres in the regions of the European Union and associated countries)

Design and launch of the JEV financial instrument for partnership between SMEs in Europe (120 million ECU over 3 years 1998-2000)

Design of know-how transfer programmes with Eastern Europe in the field of private sector (SME) and civil society support

Information campaigns on the Single Market (1987), on the €uro (2000-2001), on Enlargement (2002-2003), on the Constitutional Treaty (2004-2005)

Main European achievements:

Creation (1987) and launch of the European network of Euro Info Centres (in 2020, nearly 300 Euro Info Centres in the regions of the European Union and associated countries)

Design and launch of the JEV financial instrument for partnership between SMEs in Europe (120 million ECU over 3 years 1998-2000)

Design of know-how transfer programmes with Eastern Europe in the field of private sector (SME) and civil society support

Information campaigns on the Single Market (1987), on the €uro (2000-2001), on Enlargement (2002-2003), on the Constitutional Treaty (2004-2005)

Writings

Publications

The Twilight of the Bureaucrats, www.editionsdupalio.com (2020)
What is Europe to you?, co-authored with Fréderic Fappani Von Loithringen, éditions l'harmattan, December 2018
European Construction, History and future of the European peoples. Editions l'Harmattan, 2012 co-authored with Laure Limousin
The European citizen must be saved, book written with Bruno Vever, Editions Bruylant (2009), reprinted (2010)
Unifying the Greater Europe, book written with Bernard Huchet, prefaced by Jean-Pierre Raffarin, French Prime Minister (2001) Editions Bruylant
Towards the Greater Europe, book written with Bernard Huchet and prefaced by Yves-Thibault de Silguy (1996) Editions Bruylant
Alphabetical dictionary RETZon the European institutions, with Pascal Fontaine (1991, 1993) Editions Hachette; L'Europe de A à Z (2006) Edition Bruylant; translations into Spanish and Polish
Europe on your doorstep A guide to the European Community's financial instruments. 5 editions between 1986 and 1995 / translated into 12 European languages and distributed in over 50,000 copies. European Commission; Banco San Paolo; CFCE; Fundacion Gallicia Europa, Polish Chamber of Commerce.

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