Jane Amilhat is currently Acting Head of Unit at DG ENER in charge of Networks and Regional initiatives. Jane Amilhat worked in the private sector after her engineer/economist study in France and Germany. She started her career in the industrial/energy sector (Danone, Gaz de France/Engie, RWE Trading). She joined the European Commission in DG ENV from 2006 until 2008 where she was responsible for international climate change negotiations. She has been dealing with Energy and industrial issues when she started at DG TRADE at the end of 2008. She was responsible for Russia and the Eastern Partnership but also the Western Balkans and Switzerland when she became Deputy Head of Unit at DG TRADE in 2014.