Beginning Tuesday, 28 February 2017 08:00
End Tuesday, 28 February 2017 09:30
Location Martin's Hotel, Boulevard Charlemagne 80, 1000, Bruxelles, Belgium
Event fees British Chamber members: €60.00 (incl. VAT)
Access Full and Patron members only

Before the expected activation of Article 50 in March, Brian Hayes, MEP, will discuss the different ways international business relations might transform after Brexit.


MEP - EPP - IE | European Parliament

Brian Hayes was elected to the European Parliament in May 2014. Following that, he was appointed to the European Parliament’s Economic & Monetary Affairs Committee, Development Committee and Budgetary Control Committee. He is also a member of the Delegations to Iraq and South Africa. Brian is the European Parliament rapporteur for the IORPS II Directive. He is also the European Peoples Party (EPP) lead negotiator for the Money Market Funds regulation. In 2011 Brian was appointed as Minister of State at the Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, a position he held until his election to the European Parliament. During his time as Minister of State, Brian attended Eurogroup, ECOFIN and Budgetary Council meetings on behalf of the Irish Government. As Minister of State in Ireland he was responsible for procurement reform, public sector reform, the Office of Public Works and developing flood alleviation projects in Ireland. Brian served as a member of Dail Eireann (Irish Parliament) from 1997-2002 and 2007-2014. He was Leader of the Opposition in Seanad Eireann (Senate) from 2002-2007. Prior to his election to the Irish Parliament, Brian worked as the National Youth & Education Officer to Fine Gael. He was also delegation secretary to Fine Gael during the Peace & Reconciliation forum. He studied history and sociology at the National University of Ireland, St Patricks College Maynooth. He also studied at Trinity College Dublin.

This event is held under the Chatham House Rule.
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