Myriam Ferran is since November 2021 Deputy Director General at the European Commission Directorate General for International Partnerships. She oversees the geographical Directorates, covering Latin America and the Caribbeans, Sub Saharan Africa, and Asia and Pacific regions.
Myriam Ferran started her professional career in the French administration and as member of cabinet in the French government. She then joined the European Commission in 2001 and worked in various capacities in the Directorate-General for Enlargement and the Directorate-General for Transport and Energy before joining the Cabinet of Oli Rhen, European Commissioner for Enlargement. She later worked as Head of Unit in charge of relationships with Iceland, Serbia and then Turkey in DG Enlargement. In her last position Myriam Ferran was Director in charge of the EU Neighbourhood and Enlargement Strategy and Turkey in the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement negotiations (DG NEAR).