Julien joined The Guild in March 2021 as Senior Policy Officer. Previously, he monitored national research and innovation policies at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). He also worked in the consultancy sector, where he evaluated EU public policies in the field of research and innovation and supported the preparation of Horizon Europe through studies on mission-oriented research and innovation and the European Partnerships.
Julien holds a PhD in economics from Grenoble Alpes University. He conducted and published research on innovation policy and citizen engagement in policymaking.