By SEAP in collaboration with DeHavilland EU
Reflecting on the 2019-2024 EU term so far, its success, existing challenges, and the remaining opportunities ahead for EU public affairs professionals
We are excited to invite you to an upcoming session that will reflect on the current mandate and the activity of the EU institutions. This event will provide an opportunity to discuss the successes and challenges that have been faced during this time, as well as taking a look ahead to the Parliament elections in 2024.
With the end of the mandate quickly approaching, there will be a focus on the big files remaining on the EU’s agenda. This discussion will provide valuable insights for public affairs professionals who are interested in the opportunities that lie ahead.
We hope that you will join us for what promises to be an informative and engaging event.
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- Welcome and intro remarks
- Panel discussion
- Networking cocktail
Emma Brown, SEAP Vice President (Welcome and intro remarks)
Emma is the Director of Public Affairs at CropLife Europe, representing sustainable crop protection solutions. Before joining CropLife Europe, Emma held various positions in Red Flag Consulting, a global campaigns consultancy, and acumen public affairs, a Brussels-based public affairs company working on 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 degrees in International Relations and Law.
Christina Kouremenou, Senior Policy Consultant at DeHavilland EU (moderator)
Christina Kouremenou is the Senior Energy Consultant for Dehavilland EU, Team Lead for the EU Policy department, oversees the EU teams operations and coordinates the monitoring of high level policy developments.
Michael Wimmer, Director – Strategy, Better Regulation & Corporate Governance (SG.A) at the European Commission (panellist)
Mr Michael Wimmer is Director of ‘Strategy, Better Regulation & Corporate Governance’ in the Secretariat-General, after having headed other units in the Secretariat-General such as ‘Multiannual Financial Framework and Annual Management Cycle’, ‘Corporate Management, Budget and Administration’, ‘Internal Market and Competitiveness’ and ‘Coreper II’.
He joined the European Commission in 2003 as Administrator in the Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs, after having been Administrator and Legal officer in the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Austria, Attaché in the Austrian Embassy in Paris and Legal Adviser in the Permanent Representation of Austria to the European Union.
Moritz Körner, Member of the European Parliament, Renew Europe Group
Moritz Körner, born in 1990, is a member of the presidium of the FDP and Secretary General of the FDP North Rhine-Westphalia. He is a member of the European Parliament since May 2019. Moritz Körner is a member of the committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and the committee on Budgets. He is Vice President in the Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware. He was negotiator of the Renew Europe Group for the Multiannual Financial Framework and currently serves as its negotiator for E-Evidence. Furthermore he was Renew Europe´s shadow rapporteur for the Rule of Law Mechanism. Moritz Körner is also a member of the delegation for the relations with the People’s Republic of China and a substitute in the delegation for the relations with the Republic of India.
He was the leading candidate of the FDP North Rhine-Westphalia for the European elections in 2019. Prior he was a member of the North Rhine-Westphalian state parliament and spokesperson of the parliamentary investigatory committee on the Amri case, better known as the Berlin Christmas market terror attack. From 2013 until 2018, Körner was the chairman of Young Liberals North Rhine-Westphalia, the Youth wing of the FDP.
Natalie Pettinger Kearney, Head, EU Regulatory and Public Affairs, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Nathalie’s work is focussed on guiding clients through the EU decision-making procedure, helping them effectively influence and shape relevant European legislation, and providing advocacy advice.
She is currently working on a range of issues, including financial services, tax, and the digital economy.
Date / Heure
Date(s) - 23/05/2023
18 h 00 min - 20 h 00 min
Brussels Press Club