EU'S DEPUTY CHIEF NEGOTIATOR OF THE EPA
Marco Chirullo is the Deputy Chief Negotiator of the EU-Japan EPA. He is also Deputy Head of the Unit responsible for trade relations with Far East Asia, including China, Korea and Japan. He was previously posted at the EU mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, where he was in charge of the negotiations of the coverage expansion of the Information Technology Agreement ("ITA2"), which he finalised in December 2015. Before that, he served in Brasilia at the EU delegation, where he followed EU-Brazil and EU-Mercosur trade relations. Marco Chirullo holds a Master degree on European integration at the College of Europe in Bruges and a Post-graduate degree on International Trade from the Université Libre De bruxelles (ULB) and the Ecole de Commerce de Solvay. Italian and French national, he also speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.