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Bernard Lombard

Trade & Industrial Policy Director


Bernard Lombard is in charge of trade and industrial policy at CEPI, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, which regroups 500 companies and 900 mills across Europe, ranging from SMEs to multi-nationals with a €90 billion turnover and a global production share of 22%.

A French national with an economic background and a strong experience of public affairs at EU level, he is in daily contact with companies and EU institutions officials advocating on behalf of an industry sector striving for competitiveness, sustainability and jobs. He has an extensive network of contacts with the European Commission and Brussels-based organisations.

Trade, industrial policy and EU legislation impact assessment, competitiveness, business intelligence are among his files.

Bernard Lombard holds a Master in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Nanterre and a degree in Business cycles analysis from the University of Paris-Dauphine.




Policy and the environment - Europe’s sustainability vision

Day I

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020

  • The role of Europe’s paper industry in committing to climate neutrality
  • Promoting a circular economy through developing and implementing the right policies
  • What more needs to be done?


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