Erik Jonnaert was Secretary General of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) from July 2013 to September 2019.
In October 2019, he was succeeded by Eric-Mark Huitema, who became Director General of ACEA.
Prior to his ACEA appointment, Mr Jonnaert was Procter & Gamble's (P&G) Vice President for External Relations in Europe and Asia. Mr Jonnaert began his career at Linklaters law firm, before moving on to gain over 25 years of public and regulatory affairs, communications, and stakeholder relations experience in various leadership roles at P&G.
A Belgian national, Mr Jonnaert holds masters in law from the University of Ghent, Belgium and from Harvard Law School, USA.