Project and programme management: overseeing and managing the development of the SME Assembly, European Enterprise Promotion Awards,
SME Week and the European Business Awards for the Environment for DG GROWTH and DG Environment respectively.
European Parliament of Enterprises: contributing to the programme and organisation of the first ever EPE where over 700 business from across Europe took over the European Parliament in Brussels for the day and debated issues that affected business growth in 2008.
Business Breakfasts: organising a series of business breakfasts for MEPs in Brussels on issues such as the euro, the EU budget and
the single market.
Services Roadshow: running a UK-wide roadshow advising businesses on the opportunities provided by the partial liberalisation of the
- Consultant on EU Affairs: Advised clients,
including the British Chambers of Commerce, on the impact of EU
legislation on business in the UK; provided strategic advice on
influencing the European policy agenda; trained policy experts and
businesses in the workings of the EU institutions; organised events
in the UK and Brussels on EU business policy.
- Head of European Affairs for the Confederation of British Industry:
Coordinated the CBI’s work on Europe and drove policy on the Single Market, Enlargement,
the EU budget and constitutional reform; Secretary of the CBI Europe committee;
speechwriter for the Director General and Deputy and Chair of the Europe Committee.