Pierre Jean Coulon is the President of the Section “Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and Information Society” of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). At the same time, Mr Coulon serves as a Special Advisor for European and International Affairs of the French Confederation of Christian Workers (CFTC). Previously, he was active as President of the international non-governmental organisation Right to Energy SOS Future, as well as an expert adviser to the United Nations. He also held several management positions in energy companies.
Mr Coulon has been a member of the EESC since 2010, representing the Group of Employees. As a member of the Section for External Relations (REX) and the Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (TEN), he has played an active part in the meetings and work on a number of Committee opinions. In the energy field, he served as rapporteur in opinions on the Energy Union framework and the Energy Roadmap 2050, energy storage, energy poverty, energy research and technologies, the internal energy market, as well as the involvement of civil society in EU energy policy and governance. He is also member of the Steering Committee of the European Nuclear Energy Forum (ENEF).