Christophe Hansen was born in 1982 in Wiltz, Luxembourg. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Geosciences, Environmental Sciences and Risk Management from the Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg.
Between 2007 and 2014, Hansen advised former MEP Astrid Lulling on issues related to agriculture, environment and economic and monetary affairs.
In 2014, he joined the Luxembourg Permanent Representation to the EU and prepared the Luxembourg EU Council Presidency (2015). Under the Luxembourgish Presidency, he chaired the Council Working Party on the environment, heading discussions on the EU-ETS reform and the Circular Economy proposal, among others.
In 2016, he joined the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce where he established the European Affairs Office in Brussels. He led this office until September 2018. Hansen co-founded the Business Club Belgium-Luxembourg in 2017 and served as its Secretary-General. From March 2017 to August 2018, he also served as a Member for Luxembourg in the European Economic and Social Committee.
Hansen took up his duties as Member of the European Parliament in September 2018, serving on the committees on International Trade as well as Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.