Between 1998 and 2011, Jean-Pierre Pellegrin was an independent consultant in national and European project evaluation (particularly for DG Employment and Social Affairs, DG Regional Policy and several EQUAL projects).
He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), where he participated in a considerable number of studies and assessments, and provided advice, in the areas of education, employment, local and urban development.
He is the author or co-author of numerous studies on topics such as local policies for economic development and employment, social inclusion, the creation and development of SMEs, business networks, local partnerships, neighborhoods in crisis, housing, etc.
Jean-Pierre has worked at international level for many years and has carried out numerous assignments in Europe. He holds a B.A. in Geography and in Economics, as well as a diploma in Political Studies and a doctorate in Demography.