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On the 11th October 2017, EuroCham members from the Transportation Industry were cordially invited to an exclusive meeting with Mr. Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, European Commission.

DG Hololei briefed us on the following: 

– the outcome of the ASEM (European Asia) and EU –ASEAN Transport Ministerial which will be held on 27-28 September in Bali,  where the EU will be represented by Commissioner Bulc (Transport)

– take stock on the status of the EU-ASEAN Civil Aviation  negotiation after the 4th Round (which was held in Singapore on 12-14 September)

– brief on  what he expects from the 1st EU-ASEAN Transport Dialogue that will take place on 11 October in the afternoon.

Inform us about the latest development in European in the transport sector since his last visit in June.


About Mr. Henrik Hololei

Mr. Hololei is the Brussels-based Director-General for Mobility and Transport in the European Commission. He has been working at the Commission since 2004. Before this, he was Head of Cabinet to Commissioner and Vice President Siim Kallas, both under his first mandate (2004-2010) of Administration, Audit and Anti-Fraud, and second (2010-2013) of Transport.

Mr. Hololei is a qualified economist, with a Master’s degree in Economics at Tallinn Technical University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Economy from Aarhaus University. He started his career in 1993 at the Finnish Foreign Trade Association before moving to work for the Estonian Government in Tallinn. During his career he was been won several awards including the Grand Cross of the Lion of Finland and the Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite by the President of France. In 2014, the Estonian European Movement named him the European of the Year.

This event was for members only.