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Patrick Ahern

Director General, EHPM

Patrick runs the EHPM office in Brussels and coordinates the work of EHPM’s working group and manages relations with the European institutions. He manages the day to day operation of the EHPM office and works with EHPM’s working groups and board  to develop EHPM input into EU policy development.

Patrick has over 8 years experience in EU Affairs across a wide range of policy areas.  Patrick career in Brussels includes trade association, consultancy and in house corporate government affairs.  Patrick’s expertise in food issues has been gained through over 2 years’ experience with a leading international nutrition company and 2 years working for a leading EU affairs consultancy. Patrick has BA in European Studies and Spanish from University College Cork and a Masters in European Integration from the University of Limerick. An English native speaker, Patrick also speaks Spanish and some French.

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