Séverine Picard

Director, Progressive Policies

Séverine Picard is a lawyer and trade unionist. She founded in 2021 "Progressive Policies", a research and training consultancy specialised in labour rights and industrial relations. Séverine Picard has nearly two decades of experience in European and global policies. From 2018 to 2021, she was Senior Policy Adviser at the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC), where she followed issues relating to corporate governance, competition, trade, investment and international taxation rules. From 2007 to 2018, she was Senior Legal Adviser at the European Trade Union Confederation (the ETUC).  Her main areas of expertise included labour law, company law and EU institutional matters. She previously worked at the European Parliament and in the NGO sector in a research role related to the European Union. Séverine Picard graduated in 2000 in European Law from the University Panthéon-Sorbonne, France and obtained in 2002 an LL.M at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.


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