The daily work of Europatat is conducted by the secretariat of the Association based in Brussels.
Berta Redondo, Secretary General
Berta holds a Journalism Degree from the University of Valladolid in Spain, where she is originally from, and she has a strong work experience in agricultural communication and European affairs. Berta brings to the position her experience after more than two years and a half at Europatat, where she represents and defends the interest of the sector at the European level and other international settings. She is also responsible for all internal and external communications, as well as policy dossiers such as agriculture and promotion, sustainability and research and innovation.
Romans Vorss, Technical Affairs Director
Romans has an extensive professional experience of more than ten years in Brussels, where he has been promoting and defending the interests of member associations and trading companies active in the EU agri-food trade sector. Romans holds a Bachelor in Food Technology and a Master in Natural Science from the University of Latvia, where he is originally from, and he has practical experience in a variety of EU policy areas. He is responsible for dossiers such as plant and food safety, trade, or research and innovation. Romans also supports the association’s public affairs and policy objectives trough the implementation of different lobbying activities.
The Association’s collaboration with the fresh fruit & vegetable sector, results in a permanently available multilingual staff with various competences. The staff has built up a broad knowledge base and keeps in close touch with various European institutions, such as the European Commission and the European Parliament.
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