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Marc Isabelle, engineering graduate of Supélec and IFP School, PhD in economics, is the founder and director of european economics.

Since 2007, he has been in charge of 70 individual notifications with detailed assessment to the European Commission of State aid to strategic projects that cover a broad range of industries (microelectronics, automobile, chemistry, biotech, software, energy). These projects represent global expenditures of € 20,9 billion and global State aid amounting € 6,0 billion. The European Commission has validated all these projects.

This activity represents 30% of the individual notifications of State aid for RDI and IPCEI filed within the European Union since 1st January 2007.

During his numerous interactions with DG Competition services, Marc has contributed in co-developing the Commission’s tools and best practices regarding the assessment of the compatibility of State aids.

Marc has worked for more than 15 years in economic departments of large businesses and public agencies (Total, CEA, AII, bpifrance). He has been teaching economics at Paris Dauphine University since 1996 and has published several research papers on the economics of science and innovation. He is reviewer for the European State Aid Law Quaterly.



Khushboo Arora joined european economics in 2021. She is studying in Masters in Management at ESSEC Business School. Khushboo has a keen interest in the relation between finance et environmental issues. She is working in the business development team.



Hedi Bairam has been collaborating with european economics since 2018. He holds a Master in competition law and economics from Toulouse School of Economics. Hedi is a specialist of financial analysis. He supported more than twenty projects benefiting from State aid. In particular, he has been a key contributor to the IPCEI on Microelectronics I in 2018, to the IPCEIs on Batteries in 2019-2020 and to the IPCEI on Hydrogen in 2020-2021.



Yasemin Bozdogan has been collaborating with european economics since 2021. In 2019, she received a PhD in economics from university Sorbonne Paris Nord. Yasemin is a specialist in public support to cultural industries. She supported more than ten projects benefiting from State aid. In particular, she has been a key contributor to the IPCEI on Hydrogen in 2020-2021.



Narjiss Haddaoui is working for european economics since 2019. She holds a Master of International Business from university Paris Dauphine. Narjiss is an expert of B2B marketing. She is responsible for european economics business development.



Anna Malessan has been collaborating with european economics since 2020. In 2021, she started a PhD in economics at university Gustave Eiffel. Anna is a specialist of the evaluation of public policies. She supported more than five projects benefiting from State aid. In particular, she has been a key contributor to the IPCEI on Hydrogen in 2020-2021, as well as to the PIA ADEME evaluation plan for the European Commission.



Iryna Sabat started collaborating with european economics in 2021. She is finalising a PhD in economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Iryna is a specialist of health economics. She has supported several projects benefiting from State aid. She is already a key contributor to the IPCEI on Smart Health.



Idrissa Sibailly has been collaborating with european economics since 2015. He holds a PhD in economics from Ecole Polytechnique. Idrissa is an expert in competition economics as weel as in environmental regulation. He supported more than thirty projects benefiting from State aid. In particular, he has been a key contributor to the IPCEI on Microelectronics I in 2018, to the IPCEIs on Batteries in 2019-2020 and to the IPCEI on Hydrogen in 2020-2021.