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Oliver Drewes

Oliver Drewes, Senior Executive Director

Weber Shandwick

ODrewes@webershandwick.com

My Job

Advising corporations, associations and governments on regulatory and contextual risks and opportunities.

Member of the global Geopolitical Strategy & Risk Group.

My Experience

Over fifteen years’ in-house European Commission experience, as Commission spokesperson as well as member of different cabinets. European Parliament and private sector. Most recently Senior Executive Director at Weber Shandwick.

My Proudest Achievements

My proudest achievement is that the opportunity was given to me to be part of essential reform teams at political level in the Commission for more than 15 years, notably on internal market and financial services as well as on sustainable food, agriculture, fisheries and maritime affairs.  I did always bring in wider stakeholders to assure long-term sustainability, viability and acceptance as Europe can only grow if it is created with and for the affected parties concerned.

My Education

Degree in Law, Public Administration and Governance. Postgraduate degree (LL.M.) in European Legal Studies.

My Languages

English, Dutch, German, French

My Interests outside work

Spending time with family and friends, traveling, walking and skiing in the mountains, sailing and biking at the seaside.

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