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On the 23rd of June 2017, members from the Transportation Industry are invited to attend a discussion with Mr. Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, European Commission.

Before the event, Mr. Henrik Hololei will meet his counterparts from the Ministry Of Transport including the Transport Minister and the Permanent Secretary. Both parties will have an exchange of view on the developments in their respective transport sectors. They will discuss future areas of bilateral transport co-operation including in the aviation, maritime and land transport sectors.

During the meeting with industry, Mr. Henrik Hololei will report on his discussions with the Singapore authorities. The discussion will give an opportunity for members to exchange views with Mr. Henrik Hololei on challenges and opportunities in Singapore and ASEAN in the transport sector. In particular, Mr. Henrik Hololei will be engaging with members on a discussion related to the latest developments at EU level in the transport sector. 


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 is for members only.