APC – Agrifood Promotion Committee

The Agrifood Promotion Committee (APC) of ETPOA aisbl is the official stakeholder representing European organisations active in agrifood promotion and will be responsible for all agrifood related decisions taken by ETPOA. It started operations on the 1st January 2020.

Declan Coppinger (Board Bia) – Chair of the APC

Declan Coppinger (Bord Bia) chairs the Agrifood Promotions Commitee of ETPOA since March 2020. Declan represents Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, where he works as part of the Corporate Services team, specialising in State Aid and EU matters. He has vast knowledge of the agrifood sector from many years working with the Irish Ministry for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, including 8 years in the Food Industry Development Division, prior to his secondment to Bord Bia.

Jeroen De Vuyst (FIT) – Vice-Chair for Trade Fairs & Covid Impact

Tania Gesto-Casás (AHDB) – Vice-Chair for Brexit coordination & Interaction with ETPOA

Hélène Hovasse (Business France) – Vice-Chair for Synergies with ETPOA Committees & EU institutions
María Naranjo (ICEX) – Vice-Chair for Agri Promotion Programmes