Joaquim Nunes De Almeida
Director, European Commission (DG GROW)

Since March 2021, Joaquim Nunes de Almeida is director in charge of “Mobility and energy intensive industries” at the European Commission, in the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW). He is the director in charge of “Green and Circular Economy” at DG GROW, which includes the Circular Plastics Alliance. Previously, he was director in charge of single market policy (since 2016).

Joaquim started his career at the European Commission in 1995 and has extensive experience in policies related to the internal market and home affairs (police cooperation, terrorism, law enforcement, asylum and immigration).

Joaquim has studied law and worked as a lawyer at the Bar of Lisbon, Portugal, from 1989 to 1994, dealing mainly with anti-trust law as well as commercial and civil law.