Nicolas Mackel CEO Luxembourg for Finance
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Nicolas Mackel has been the CEO of Luxembourg for Finance, the agency for the development of the financial centre, since July 2013.
Nicolas is a career diplomat. He graduated with a law degree from the University of Aix‐en‐Provence, and holds two postgraduate diplomas in European law respectively from the Sorbonne University and from the College of Europe in Bruges, where he also served as a teaching assistant in the Law Department.
He worked as a legal clerk at the European Court of Justice before joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1999. His assignments focused on the successive EU Treaty negotiations (Amsterdam, Nice, Constitution, Lisbon). Nicolas was consecutively posted at Luxembourg's Permanent Representation to the EU in 2002, as Deputy Chief of Mission at Luxembourg's Embassy in Washington DC in 2007 and as Consul General in Shanghai in 2011, where he was in charge of promoting Luxembourg's economic interests throughout China as the executive director of the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office.