BRUSSELS—European corporate affairs consultancy Interel has appointed Jean-Philippe Monod as associate director within its growing European Affairs practice. Monod will focus on competition and trade matters working horizontally across the client portfolio.
Before joining Interel, Monod worked as personal advisor and member of cabinet to EU Commissioner for Competition Neelie Kroes where his portfolio of responsibilities included technology and development, environment, communication and trade. He was also responsible for all matters dealing with the European Parliament including the energy package, the telecom package and the climate change package.
Before joining the cabinet of Kroes, Monod spent six years working as a management consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton where he focused on restructuring and cost reduction programs, business development, corporate strategy and M&A for Dutch and multinational clients in the FMCG, automotive, petroleum and industrial equipment industry.