Cédric du Monceau (BE)

First alderman of the Commune of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

Cedric will speak during the Opening session of the event on Saturday 1st after-noon and also chair the Workshop: Political projects to fuel a common European public debate “Eurozone democratisation a tool to democratise Europe” on Sunday 2nd.

Cedric du Monceau is married and has three children. He was born on 17 July 1956. He studied in Belgium, France and England before obtaining the degree of Economy and International Finance from the University of Louvain in 1979. He then completed the latter By a Master in Public and Private Management at Yale University in the United States in 1984. He began his professional experience by conducting courses in monetary policy for the Commission of the European Communities – DG II Finance, Belgian representation to the International Monetary Fund and the Banking Commission of the United States Senate. Then he takes a brief part in the process of privatizing a company in Zaire. From 1984 to 1990, he worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Co.

A globalist European … Cedric is passionate about European issues and economic challenges as a conscience for a future and a sustainable development awakens while mastering the social gains. It will then naturally put its experience at the service of the extraordinary mutation that was then taking place in Europe but also in the countries of the East. He will have the chance to participate in the launch and rapid development of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London as Director of Budget and Financial Policies under the successive authority of two outstanding personalities, Jacques ATTALI and Jacques of the ROSIERE.

Cedric also carried out his first public mandates: he was a member of the Board of Directors of R.T.B.f. (Radio Télévision Belge francophone) – where he had previously worked on the strategy as a consultant at McKinsey – and then joined the Post Office’s Board of Directors when it was transformed into a SA in 2000. (Sources: Biography of Cedric du Monceau)

Read his contribution for the #CitizensRoute73 in the section Speakers’ Corner: Pour l’Europe et pour la zone Euro, nous devons renforcer les valeurs de solidarité