Senior Director Government Affairs EMEA, Medtronic
She leads the public policy ad company’s relations with the European Union (EU) institutions and coordinates Government Affairs activities across the EMEA Region. Valeria joined Covidien, as Director of Government Affairs Europe in October 2013. She previously held the position of Public Affairs Europe Director and Head of the EU Liaison Office at multinational company GTech, and having worked as a consultant in public affairs and strategic communications in Brussels for several companies, trade associations, Government organisations and NGOs. Valeria has a degree in Political Science and a Master’s in EU Political and Administrative Affairs from the College of Europe in Bruges. She is Italian and speaks Italian, English, French, Spanish.
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Posted on 28.05.2019
A day to act against obesity, “from blame to solution”
Last 18 May was European Obesity Day (EOD). For me, this was a day to reflect, learn and discuss with patients, healthcare professionals and policymakers possible solutions to tackle the obesity epidemic in Europe. As the most recent OECD report outlines, obesity has become a global and European epidemic with gloomy predictions for the future, […]