Senior Advisor Brussels
Megan Richards has had a long career in public policy and international affairs. In the European Commission she has been Director of Energy Policy in DG Energy; Director of General Affairs, Director of Converged Networks and Services, Director Coordination, acting Deputy Director General, and Principal Adviser in DG CONNET; Director of Resource management in the Joint Research Centre. From 2013-2014 she was EU Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University.
She joined the European Commission in 1991 initially working on programmes to support SMEs, research and innovation, including regulatory, legal, financial and contractual issues.
She has worked for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Africa, the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, the government of Canada, and private law firms.
She has bachelor of science, bachelor of laws, and master of public administration degrees.