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Martin Seychell


Martin Seychell is a Deputy Director-General in the Health and Consumers' Directorate-General (SANCO) at the European Commission. He has held this post since 1/3/2011, with responsibility for the Directorates of Consumer Affairs, Public Health and Health Systems and Products.

Previously, Mr Seychell was the Director of Environment Protection at the Malta Environment & Planning Authority (2006-2011). He was responsible for implementation of environmental legislation, including input into national environmental policy. Between 2006 and 2009, he was also responsible for implementation of legislation on climate change. Before that, Mr Seychell held positions of increasing responsibility at the Maltese Ministry for Competitiveness & Communications.

During his career, Mr Seychell has served as Malta's representative on the Management Board of the European Environment Agency (EEA) and also on the "Sherpa" group, set up by the President of the European Commission to advise on GMO policy.

Mr Seychell, a Maltese national, is a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Technology (Honours) from the University of Malta



Last Updated: Friday 05 July 2013