SEAP’s Structure

How We Work

SEAP works via a Board and two operational committees, all overseen by a General Assembly and co-ordinated by a Director-General.

General Assembly

The General Assembly is held annually. It is the governing body of the Association, chaired by the President and open to all members.

Board

The Association is run by the Board who are appointed by the General Assembly for a three-year term. The term of the current Board is 2021-2024.

 

Paul Wujek- President

Paul Wujek is Director General of ECMA representing the interests of European cigar manufacturers. Before joining ECMA, Paul worked as an Account Director at Red Flag, where he ran communications, regulatory and government campaigns for a number of clients across Europe.

 

Emma Brown

Emma is the Director of EU Affairs and Head of the Brussels office at Red Flag. In this role, she works on communications, regulatory and government affairs for global and European clients. Before joining Red Flag, she worked at another EU public affairs company for a variety of different policy topics such as environment, agriculture, financial services, digital, consumer safety and healthcare. She also has experience in Toy Industries of Europe and the European Commission. Emma holds an undergraduate degree in Sociology and European studies and two masters in International Relations and Law.

 

Stefano Marmo

Stefano Marmo is Policy Manager at the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU), overseeing the association’s economic policy and horizontal strategy. Before joining AmCham EU, Stefano worked as a consultant for Kreab, advising clients on financial services issues. He also worked for a Member of the European Parliament and at the European Commission Representation in the UK.

 

Andrea Chiarello 

Andrea is Director, Head of EU Government Affairs at Pfizer. In his current role, he coordinates Pfizer’s EU external engagement strategy and manages relationships with key trade associations such as EFPIA, AmCham EU and EuropaBio. His areas of focus include the Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe, intellectual property (IP) incentives, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and gene therapy. In addition,  Andrea holds a M.A. in EU Diplomacy from the College of Europe (Bruges campus) and a M.A. in EU policies from Padua University (Italy) and the Institut D’Etudes Politiques (IEP) of Strasbourg. An Italian national, he speaks English, French, Spanish and basic Serbo-Croatian. He is married and proud father of Ines since February 2021.

Yiannis Korkovelos

Yiannis is a Greek national based in Brussels working in public policy and European affairs, leading engagements with government officials, non-government stakeholders such as business chambers, trade associations and other non-profit organizations. Prior to that, Yiannis was based in Singapore for six years having worked at the European Chamber of Commerce, responsible for the coordination of policy positions and industry advocacy maintaining relations with stakeholders and policy makers from Singapore, ASEAN and the EU. Yiannis is a Committee member of ALLILONnet, an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit initiative offering mentoring to young Greeks around the world.  He holds a MSc from the London School of Economics in Political Economy of Europe and a BA in Politics & Economics from Sussex University. He speaks fluently English, French and Greek.