Director-General, DG HERA

Pierre Delsaux is the Director General of the DG HERA. DG HERA is the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority within the European Commission, that anticipates threats and potential health crises, through intelligence gathering and building the necessary response capacities. Before holding this position, Delsaux has been Deputy Director at the European Commission directorate general for defence industry and space (DG DEFIS), in which he was in charge, from November 2015, of the Space Policy and Defence. Prior to joining the European Commission, he was Legal Secretary at the European Court of Justice. Currently, he is the Director-General for Health (DG SANTE), since December 2020.