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.
Jérôme is ECA’s Office Manager. Jérôme holds a Master’s degree in Translation (English/German) and has experience working abroad and in European Associations in the Brussels area.
Matthijs de Meer
EU Affairs Manager Sustainability
Matthijs is ECA’s EU Affairs Manager 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.
EU Trade - Logistics & Event Manager
Efthymia is ECA’s EU Trade – Logistics & Event Manager. Graduated in International and European Studies, Efthymia has worked in both Brussels and London and has previous experience within the Association, supporting the organisation of the European Cocoa Forum 2019.