June 1, 2022
Mr. David De Falco
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia
Department of Commerce
As the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia, Mr. David De Falco directs the Department’s efforts to formulate trade policy and resolve market access issues facing U.S. exporters seeking to sustain and expand their businesses in Europe. Before his current assignment, Mr. De Falco was Acting Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia where he was responsible for managing the Department’s assets in the region and assisting the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia to develop and implement trade policy and trade promotion activities. He also previously worked as the Director for the Office of the European Union, where he served as the Department lead for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations. Early in his career, he held several positions in the Office of the European Union and Regional Affairs. Before joining the International Trade Administration, Mr. De Falco worked for FIAT USA as a trade consultant, in the legal department of the Inter-American Investment Corporation, and for the World Bank’s Economic Advisory and Private Sector Development Departments. Mr. De Falco received a law degree with a specialization in international business transactions from the George Mason University School of Law and graduated with honors from Washington and Lee University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. He is a native Italian speaker and is proficient in French and Spanish.