Beginning Wednesday, 27 January 2016 08:00
End Wednesday, 27 January 2016 09:30
Location Boulevard Bischoffsheim 11, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees British Chamber members: €55.00 (incl. VAT)
Access Full and Patron members only

Xavier Prats-Monne will brief members on his new role as Director-General of DG SANTE and state the priorities they intend to pursue.

As well as delivering a short keynote speech Mr Prats-Monne will take part in an extend Q&A session

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| DG SANTE, European Commission

Xavier Prats Monné is the Director-general for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission since September 2015. He is responsible for EU policies and programmes in health and food safety, including the promotion of public health, the assessment of national healthcare systems' performance, pharmaceutical legislation, animal welfare, and strengthening Europe's capacity to deal with pandemics and with crisis situations in human health and food and plant safety. He previously served as Director-general for education and culture and as Director for employment policy. He holds degrees in Social Anthropology from the Universidad Complutense (Madrid, Spain); in Development Cooperation from the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM; Paris, France); and in European Studies from the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium), where he graduated first of the Class of 1981-82 and served as assistant professor. He is from Spain and fluent in Spanish, English, French, Italian and Catalan.

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