Christian Archambeau

Christian Archambeau is Executive Director of the EUIPO since October 1, 2018. He has been part of the Office’s top management team since 1 December 2010, when he was appointed as Deputy Executive Director by the Council of the European Union.

A native of Belgium, he graduated from Université libre de Bruxelles as a civil engineer and worked in construction in the Middle East before moving to the European Space Agency in facility management. Prior to joining the EUIPO (formerly known as OHIM), he held a number of senior positions in the European Patent Office in Infrastructure, Administration and Human Resources.