Since 2013, Laurent Sens is Deputy Head of the unit Baltic States and Finland at DG EMPL. The unit contributes to the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy and to economic and social cohesion in these countries, through the European Semester and Structural Funds Programmes.
He has been working previously on the coordination of the European Social Fund, in particular on its simplification. Before joining the European Commission, he worked for a Non-Governmental Organisation where he implemented local development projects. Thereafter, he has managed the Structural Fund Programme "Reunion Island“.