Catherine was appointed ECA’s Director General in August 2015. Prior to that, she served for 5 years as the association’s EU Affairs Manager. Before joining ECA, she held positions at the European Parliament, the Council of Europe, the European Association of Chambers of Commerce and at Hill & Knowlton.
Matthijs de Meer
Senior Manager - EU Affairs & Sustainability
Matthijs is ECA’s Senior Manager – EU Affairs & Sustainability. Matthijs holds a Master’s degree in European Law and has experience working in the European Parliament on the EU’s external affairs.
Manager - Food Safety & Quality
Julia is ECA’s Manager on Food Safety & Quality. Julia holds a Bachelor degree in International Relations and Translation studies and a Master’s in European Affairs. She has previously worked at a public affairs consultancy and at the European Committee of the Regions.
Manager - EU Environment & Trade
Evangelos is ECA’s Manager – EU Environment & Trade. Evangelos has a Master’s degree in International Law and has experience working for the European Council, consultancies and interest organisations, mainly on climate action and sustainability for agriculture and forestry. He speaks Greek, French, English, Italian, Polish and has a basic knowledge of Dutch.