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Speaker Biographies Event Organizers István Székely, Principal Advisor, DG ECFIN, European Commission Istvan P. Szekely is currently a Principal Adviser in the European Commission, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Previously he was a country director in DG ECFIN. He is

THE DIRECTORS’ BIOGRAPHIES Ø Worked for 33 years with HSBC Group, including at Board level positions across banking & NBFI businesses, in Asia, Africa and Europe. Assumed the role of Head of International at HSBC Group prior to retirement from HSBC in 2011 Ø Acted as Group Chief Executive Officer of Cim Financial Services Ltd, a Mauritian-based group engaged in financial services, leasing .

Biographies Keynote speakers and panellists Organised by the EU Agencies Network. More info on euagencies.eu or by email [email protected] 2 Bios of keynote speakers and panellists . Keynote speakers António Campinos, Executive Director, EUIPO . António Campinos (48) has been head of the EUIPO (formerly OHIM) since 1 October 2010. A native of Portugal, he studied law .

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES IN ORDER OF PRESENTATION . 2 MONDAY March 8, 2021 SHAWN HARDING Shawn Harding was elected President of North Carolina Farm Bureau and its affiliated companies in December 2019. He has been very active in every aspect of Farm Bureau from serving as a local county Farm Bureau President and Board member to serving on state advisory committees, and the State Board of Directors .

Page 1 Speaker Biographies U.S. Department of Energy Energy Exchange, August 2015 Chris Abbuehl (Constellation Energy) Christopher Abbuehl is responsible for leading the development of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects at Constellation Energy with a primary focus on the federal market sector.

Page 1 Speaker Biographies U.S. Department of Energy Energy Exchange, August 2015 Chris Abbuehl (Constellation Energy) Christopher Abbuehl is responsible for leading the development of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects at Constellation Energy with a primary focus on the federal market sector.

Speakers’ biographies. Doreen Bogdan-Martin . Doreen Bogdan-Martin was elected Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau in November 2018 and took office on 1 January 2019. She is a strategic leader -level experience in with 30 years of high international and inter -governmental relations, and a long history of success

SPEAKERS’ BIOGRAPHIES G20 Russian Presidency/OECD High-Level Roundtable on Institutional Investors and Long-Term Investment 28 May 2013 OECD Conference Centre, Paris

SPEAKERS’ BIOGRAPHIES Fida Afiouni, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Ms. Afiouni’s research agenda aims to lead to better understanding Human Resources & Management realities in the Middle East, to contribute to bridging the gender gap in terms of economic empowerment and .

3rd Flight & Human Factors Conference Cologne, 21-22 June 2017 January 2012 7th EASA Rotorcraft Symposium Cologne, 4th-5th December 2013 www.easa.europa.eu Page 1 of 6 Speakers’ biographies (in order of presentations) 1) OPENING REMARKS

Speakers’ Biographies . CONFERENCE Hazardous chemicals in products The need for enhanced EU regulations Tuesday, 29 October 2013 (9 am- 5 pm) Arnold Pindar, ANEC and the UK National Consumer Federation He trained as an analytical chemist and worked for many years at the Department of Trade &

Speakers’ Biographies Bruce D. Walker Dr. Bruce D. Walker is the Director of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Professor of Practice at MIT and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. In addition to his clinical duties as a board certified Infectious Disease specialist, his