David Mair (EU Joint Research Centre)

Understanding our political nature

David has worked for the European Commission since 1995 and in the Joint Research Centre (the Commission’s science and knowledge service) since 2011. Since July 2016 he has been head of unit responsible for research, tools and training on the use of scientific evidence for policymaking, collaboration & knowledge-sharing and citizen engagement/deliberative democracy (“Knowledge for Policy: Concepts and Methods”). Between 2011 and 2016 he was responsible for the JRC work programme, science advice to policy and foresight. From April 2015 to December 2015 he was Acting Director for Policy Support Coordination.