Marie-Hélène Pradines is Head of Unit for tourism and textiles in the European Commission’s Directorate-General Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW).
Before joining the European Commission, she worked as administrator in the French Ministry of economy and finance and then as deputy financial adviser at the Representation of France to the European Union
Marie-Hélène Pradines joined the European Commission in 2004, where she started working for the Directorate-General for Human Resources and Security (DG HR). Between 2009 and 2014, she worked as member of Cabinet of Vice-President Barrot (Justice, Freedom and Security) and of Vice-President Šefčovič (Inter-institutional relations and administration).
Back in DG HR, she has been head of two units before joining DG GROW in 2020.