Tom DoddPolicy Officer – Bioeconomy, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
Tom Dodd joined the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation in 2013, where he helps to coordinate implementation of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy.
From 2004-2013 he was a member of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Team in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry.
He started working for the European Commission in 1995, managing emergency humanitarian assistance to various African countries, and subsequently completed a four year posting in the Commission’s Delegation in Nicaragua.
He is a Fellow of LEAD International, a unique global network of leaders in sustainable development. He has a first class honours degree in European Community Studies and Spanish from the University of Edinburgh, and a Masters Degree in European Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges. He lives within cycling distance of Brussels, with his wife and three daughters.