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Jean Bergevin was born and educated in the UK. He graduated with a BA in Economics and French in 1981. His post-graduate qualifications consist of a MA in Economics and a PhD on the Economic Analysis of the industrial market for electricity in the UK.
His professional career began at the International Energy Agency's Coal Research Office in London and following two years in the UK Civil Service he joined the European Commission in 1989.
Since then he has worked in a number of Directorate General's associated with the establishment and smooth running of the Single Market. Since 2005 he has headed units responsible for Internal Market policy in media, retail services, e-commerce and commercial communications. More recently in 2011 he was nominated as the Head of Unit responsible for Intellectual property rights and their enforcement. In January 2017 he was appointed to head the Unit for Antitrust in the field of Financial Services in the Directorate General for Competition.