🎤 Thursday 27/04 14.00 Effective Advocacy: Making Your Message Heard
Juliette JACQUES is the Deputy Managing Director of Starch Europe, the trade association that represents the interests of the European starch industry both at European and International level. Juliette has been with Starch Europe since 2004, managing Starch Europe’s Committees covering Economic Affairs, Environment, Trade and Specific Sector Groups (e.g. plant-based proteins, potato starch, sugars and green chemistry) and representing the sector’s policy and regulatory interests to the EU institutions and various stakeholders. In 2014, she co-founded the European Bioeconomy Alliance, the unique cross-sector alliance dedicated to mainstreaming and realising the potential of the bioeconomy in Europe which today gathers 15 EU trade associations. She also is involved in the food-value chain, through her co-chairing of FoodDrinkEurope’s working group on agriculture. Previously, Juliette has worked in EU Public Affairs in Brussels, and in Finance in London, where she held positions with The London Stock Exchange and The Nasdaq Stock Market. She holds degrees in Economics and International Public Affairs (UCL, Belgium), Trading & Investment Management (London Institutes, UK), and most recently a MasterClass in Sustainable Finance (Solvay/ICHEC, Belgium).