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Javier Garrido

Javier Garrido, Senior Consultant

SEC Newgate EU

My Job

Along with SEC Newgate EU’s talented team of consultants, I help companies and associations navigate through the EU institutional maze, ensuring that they understand the impact of policy and politics on their organisations and work with them to strategically reach their goals.

My Experience

Over the years I have worked across a range of policy areas and issues.

Prior to joining SEC Newgate EU, I spent several years at another Brussel-based consultancy, where I focused on the transport and agri-food sectors. Before becoming consultant, I worked in the policy department of two EU-level NGOs and completed an internship at the European Parliament.

My Proudest Achievements

Successfully promoting the role of collective passenger transport by road, with my work reflected in multiple EU official documents.

My Education

  • BA Law – University of Extremadura
  • MA European Studies – RWTW Aachen University

My Languages

Spanish, English, German, Italian.

My Interests outside work

Lots of sports – passionate table-tennis player – travel, history, and spending time in nature with my dogs.

My Favourite Brussels anecdote

Creating my own cycling survival guide in Brussels.

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