Gilles Bergot

Gilles Bergot joined the Ports and Inland Navigation Unit of the Directorate-General for Mobility & Transport (DG MOVE) of the European Commission in January 2018 as Deputy Head of Unit.  He has a legal background and has spent several years as an officer in the French maritime affairs administration. He joined the Maritime Safety Unit of the European Commission in 1993 where he was in charge of developing the EU port State control and vessel traffic monitoring policies and legislation. He pursued his career in various departments of DG MOVE dealing with setting-up the EU strategy on road safety, protecting passenger rights and promoting gender equality in all modes of transport.