Géraldine Mahieu is acting director in the Directorate B in charge of “Investment, growth and structural reforms” in DG ECFIN of the European Commission. Her directorate includes four units, including units working on macro-modelling and the economics of the green transition. She has been in charge of the design and negotiations of the Recovery and Resilience Facility, adopted in February 2021. Before that, she was head of unit in DG REFORM, in charge of providing technical support in the areas of labour market, health care, education and other social issues to EU Member States. Before joining DG REFORM, she was the European Commission's deputy mission chief on the Cypriot adjustment program. She also previously held the position of Senior Economist in the International Monetary Fund and holds a PhD in Economics from the Catholic University of Louvain.
What policies should be implemented to ensure that countries achieve net-zero emissions by 2050?