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Willy De Backer

willy de backer
Department
General
Unit
Communication and Publications
Position
Head Communication & Publications
Telephone
+32 (0)2 224 05 09
Mobile
+32 (0)485.185.879
Email
wdebacker@etui.org
LinkedIn
https://be.linkedin.com/pub/willy-de-backer/1/79/77b
Twitter
@3eintelligence
Website
3EIntelligence
Background

Willy De Backer has been working at European Union level since the mid-80s. After having worked in the European Parliament as MEP assistant, international secretary of the European Green parties and IT expert, Willy moved on to online journalism and helped set up European policies’ web portal EurActiv.com, where he was chief editor for more than 8 years.

Willy later worked as European director of Global Footprint Network and Head of the Greening Europe Forum of Brussels think tank Friends of Europe. He joined the ETUI in February 2012 as Head of Communication and Publications.

Willy De Backer has a strong interest in the just transition to a sustainable economy and writes extensively about this on two personal blogs called '3EIntelligence' and 'The Great Transition'.

Areas of activity

Internal and external communication strategy and publications

Languages

Dutch, French, English, German