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Christelle Verstraeten

Senior Director European Policy, Chargepoint

Christelle is Senior Director for European Policy at ChargePoint, the world’s leading and most open electric vehicle charging network. In this role, she is responsible for coordinating the company’s policy engagement in Europe with a focus on regulatory developments in the context of electro-mobility.

Prior to joining ChargePoint in 2018, Christelle was Director for European Government Affairs at GE where she focused mainly on renewable energy, cogeneration and environmental policies for 7 years.

Within this role, Christelle also spent 3 years at the International Energy Agency seconded from GE as Energy Analyst in the “Gas, Coal and Power Market” Division.  She contributed to the electricity markets workstream as part of the IEA “Electricity Security Action Plan” and the “Re-Powering markets” publication in particular.

Prior to joining GE, Christelle worked as Policy Manager at the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) in Brussels where she was in charge of environmental and energy policies.

Christelle holds a Masters in Political Sciences and International Relations and a Masters in Languages and Business Communication from UCL Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium).

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